You Really Can Learn Something New Every Day (The Morning News)

We all know the old adage, but Giles Turnbull decided to put it to the test. The U.K. writer kept a list of everything he learned on each day for a full year. Among the nuggets: Manx cats are really smart; Mars is closer to Earth now than at any time in the last 800 years; and Good King Wenceslas was actually a duke.

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