Piracy in China

China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.

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Buried Standing Up

To save costs, the body of Shakespeare's friend and fellow dramatist, Ben Jonson, was buried standing up in Westminister Abbey, London in 1637.

Gulliver's Travels Fact

When Jonathan Swift published 'Gulliver's Travels' in 1726, he intended it as a satire on the ferociousness of human nature. Today it is enjoyed as a children's story.

First Color Photograph

The first color photograph was made in 1861 by James Maxwell. He photographed a tartan ribbon.

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