The Mysterious Spotted Lake Of Canada

Lake Khiluk, the world’s most mineralized lake, is located on the surface of the Earth. Each of the 365 spots has its own chemical composition and is said to cure various diseases. The lake northwest of Osoyoos in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley looks like any other body of water in the winter and spring. However, … Read more

In 2008, A British 19 Y/O Changed His Name & Grandmother Was No Longer Speaking To Him

What’s your name, by the way? Have you ever wished your parents had given you a different name? Of course, you can legally change it, but it’s often a pain. None of this seemed to bother George Garratt in the least. The 19-year-old British music school graduate was dissatisfied with his plain old name and … Read more

British Spies Used Semen As Invisible Ink During WWI

During World War I, British spies were looking for the perfect invisible ink and thought natural fluids would be ideal. What’s the big deal about using sperm to write letters? … Semen fails the iodine vapour test, which previously turned all known invisible inks brown. During World War I, British spies experimented with a variety … Read more

Why The British Queen Does Not Need A Passport To Travel?

The Queen does not require a British passport. As a British passport is issued in the name of her majesty, it is unnecessary for the Queen to possess one. Unless you’re the Queen of England, preparing for international travel almost always involves a last-minute scramble to locate one’s passport. That’s right, when Her Majesty the … Read more