Did You Know?


Rihanna paid £5,000 a minute; $500,000 (£312,000) for an hour-long performance in Florida.


The UK government has called in leading business figures to help it crack down on “sick-note Britain”, which costs the economy an estimated £100bn a year.


The record amount spent by Chelsea and Liverpool in just one day. Chelsea finally signed Torres for a deal that could ultimately be worth £50m…


When you kiss someone for a minute, you both burn about 2.6 calories.


Premiere of the MTV reality show Jersey Shore drew 8.45 million viewers, making the start of S3 MTV’s most-watched series telecast ever.

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The amount the police seized from the Vatican Bank amid allegations of a laundering scandal.


Despite the bailout… Allied Irish Banks are still paying out €40m in bonuses.


The number of prizes Roman Polanski’s new movie, “The Ghost Writer”, picked up including best movie and director.


Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.


People spend about 2 weeks of their lives at traffic lights!


Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans; they have 48 and humans have 46!


The average life expectancy (in seconds) of an enemy soldier in a Chuck Norris film!


It’s estimated that at any given time, 7% of the world’s population is drunk!