Ten out of the 12 water companies in the UK still make use of divining rods.
It was so hot in Sydney last weekend that boiled bats fell out of the trees.
So many people are frightened of going to the dentist, scientists have trouble deciding how to quantify it: there are seven different scales of dental anxiety.
Following Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech, shares in Weight Watchers (in which she has a 10% stake) jumped by more than 13%.
For health and safety reasons, Disney is to remove all the Do Not Disturb signs from its hotels and replace them with ones that say Room Occupied.
The worst pollutant of all household cleaning products is air freshener.