The Queen eats one slice of chocolate biscuit cake every single day.
The Swiss central bank has reserves of $750 billion in cash and investments.
A court in Brandenburg, Germany has banned advertising by the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Sony and IBM have shattered the world record for the most information stored on magnetic tape: the new material has 20 times the capacity of current systems.
Elon Musk’s Hyperloop One transport system has been successfully tested in the Nevada desert: it will eventually ferry passengers at close to the speed of sound.
India is suffering an outbreak of ‘phantom barbers’, thieves who go round cutting off women’s hair while they are asleep.