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No Such Thing As A Dull Fact

A new(ish) podcast from the QI elves, No Such Thing As A Fish serves up a delicious selection of facts, including that someone in Japan has patented curry, that certain octopuses eat their own arms when stressed and that a blow-up doll once saved a man's life. Binge-listen on SoundCloud.
posted by superquail on Sep 29, 2014 - 16 comments

Fun foal ages.

The QI Zoo is a delightful collection of animated and educational gifs about animals and their quirks.
posted by Apoch on Apr 8, 2013 - 24 comments

QI Series H

The entire QI (Quite Interesting) series 8 (or is that H) is available on YouTube at this user's account. Some episodes are complete in one video, some episodes are in their regular and XL versions, some are chopped up into segments. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find part 1 of s08e01. [more inside]
posted by hippybear on Jan 11, 2012 - 62 comments

Harry Potter beheaded on QI christmas special

"You'll live on in films forever!" Daniel Radcliffe beheaded on QI christmas special (SLYT)
posted by sarastro on Dec 29, 2010 - 36 comments

Goodall Music

British composer and TV presenter Howard Goodall presents a documentary exploring the influences and theory behind the music of The Beatles, and the transformation of their sound over their recording career. Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on Youtube. But that's not all... [more inside]
posted by Magnakai on Sep 9, 2009 - 30 comments

This peenk polenta! I love eet!

QI transcripts and annotations.
posted by Wolfdog on Nov 14, 2007 - 31 comments

Pedal Power

Jason Lewis has become the first man to circumnavigate the Earth using human power alone. It only took him 13 years: he set off from London in July, 1994 and ended his expedition in October, 2007, having travelled 46,505 miles (on foot and by pedal boat, roller blades, kayak, and bicycle). [via QI] [more inside]
posted by chuckdarwin on Oct 12, 2007 - 31 comments

Windows

Amsterdam: a deal has been made that will shut down a third of the prostitute windows in the city's famed red light district [nsfw] and turn the buildings into shops or housing. Advocacy group De Rode Draad (The Red Thread) worries that a shortage of windows will push prostitutes away from the safe, monitored areas. [via QI] [more inside]
posted by chuckdarwin on Sep 25, 2007 - 45 comments

Whirling Vortex of Stupidity

The North Pacific Trash Vortex - Researchers have discovered a Texas-sized area of (mostly plastic) rubbish floating in the Pacific Ocean. [more inside]
posted by chuckdarwin on Sep 24, 2007 - 67 comments

ā€œIā€™m so sorry to disturb you sir, but it appears to be morning. Very inconvenient, I agree. I believe it is the rotation of the earth that is to blame, Sir.ā€

Always wanted to wake up with Stephen Fry? Now you can, with the - in itself quite interesting - VOCO Clock.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Mar 1, 2007 - 21 comments

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