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England manager Roy Hodgson is listed in the acknowledgements of Sebastian Faulks’s novel A Week in December.

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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,…

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