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Primrose and Her Pink Casts

(YouTube link) Primrose is the smallest ever patient at the Bind Equine Veterinary Practice in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England. The adorable donkey was born so prematurely that her front legs were not developed enough to hold her weight. To keep them from breaking, vets fitted her with a pair of bright pink casts, which will only be [...]

10 Famous Literary Characters Based on Real People

“Write what you know,” they say. So it makes sense that many authors take a good look around at friends and family when creating characters for their books. 1. Mark Twain once admitted that he wasn’t terribly creative in creating Huckleberry Finn – he based the character almost precisely on his childhood friend Tom Blankenship. From [...]

What the Romans didn’t do for Britons

An ancient road uncovered in Shropshire has led archaeologists to believe that not all roads led to Rome. For hundreds of years most of the long, anci…

The Britain Biggest Burger Ever | Guinness World Records Smashed 2011

The Britain Biggest Burger Ever | Guinness World Records Smashed 2011 The Britain Biggest Burger Every now and again, we all like to treat ourselves to a nice juicy burger with fries and a milkshake. But this lunchtime snack might take you until supper time to finish. The Over De Flames burger, which could be the whopper to [...]

Kate has Five Babies

The announcement in the Times of London told the world that Kate Pong had given birth to quintuplets named Beyonce, Tyra, Bobbi, Barrack and Earl. The small item prompted Robert Littlejohn of The Daily Mail to speculate on the mother’s marital status. But it turns out that Kate Pong is a chocolate Labrador! Kate’s owner, [...]