England manager Roy Hodgson is listed in the acknowledgements of Sebastian Faulks’s novel A Week in December.
The Independent, 13th June 2012
Snowflakes on Mars are the size of a red blood cell.
Daily Mail, 20th June 2012
Use of Skype carries a 15-year jail term in Ethiopia.
The Atlantic, June 2012
By some estimates, around 400,000 people travel to the United States for medical treatment every year.
“Priceless: Cutting the healthcare crisis,” by John C Goodman (2012)
This year’s US elections will be the most expensive in history. The total cost of presidential, state, congressional and municipal campaigns is estimated at $8bn.
Policymic.com, May 2012
Brazil will reduce prisoners’ sentences by four days for every book they read.