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.
Chicago Tribune, 25th June 2012
Portuguese footballer Ronaldo is named after Ronald Reagan.
The Observer, 8th June 2008
Ernest Hemingway wrote 47 alternate