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...that Singapore's Gallery Hotel (pictured), with its twisted cuboid form and seemingly random and multi-coloured windows, stands like a massive pop art signpost?
...that gold was first discovered in Oregon in 1850 in the Illinois Valley near Cave Junction, Oregon, the same valley in which a 17-pound gold nugget was found, the largest in Oregon history?
...that the ashes of hillwalker and author Alfred Wainwright lie in his favourite fell, Haystacks in the Western Fells of the English Lake District?
...that Romanian writer Dumitru Ţepeneag was a founding member of the Oniric group, an avante garde aesthetic movement, which tries to describe a world which cannot be seen?
...that the autobiography has been called the oldest form of Egyptian literature?
...that in April 1999, Australian Justices Carolyn Simpson joined Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell to form the first all-female bench to sit in Australia, England or New Zealand?
...that singer Al Bernard, known as "The Boy From Dixie", helped popularize W.C. Handy's blues songs, and also recorded as the female half of a vocal duo with Ernie Hare?
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