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Not Such Divine Intervention

Empty Gothic church in Kelso, Scotland for sale for just £130,000; it was home until 2006 to the conspiracy theorist Dean Warwick – who...

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here

San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to...

No. 8 - Yasser Khattak

Former Maidstone Grammar School for Boys pupil turned inventor Yasser Khattak was suspended from school 16 times and taught himself at home. As a...

Taking revenge on the Seven Layer Salad

Claire Douglass regrets beginning a meal in Wisconsin with a ‘Seven Layer Salad’   Though I have gnawed on iguana in Panama, meat I dared not...

The arrivals and departures of 2013

The births, deaths and innovations of the year   2013 has been a year of change. Much new has reached us but sadly many have left...

The arrivals and departures of 2013

The births, deaths and innovations of the year   2013 has been a year of change. Much new has reached us but sadly many have left...

No. 21 - Percy Shaw OBE (1890 – 1976)

The inventor of the Catseye road stud never married and was an eccentric Yorkshireman who kept four televisions running constantly so as not to...

The best view in London or an expensive way to live in London’s ‘naffest’ square?

The sale of a £16.95 million duplex penthouse in Trafalgar Square   Trafalgar Square is a place that most Londoners avoid. It’s a place for pigeons,...

No. 23 - Sara Blakely

The youngest woman to have become a self-made billionaire ever. A former comedian and door-to-door fax machine saleswoman, Blakely founded the privately held Spanx...

No. 24 - Dr Alexander Moulton CBE (1920 – 2012)

This genius of British design was told by leading bicycle manufacturer Raleigh that his lightweight, small-wheeled bicycle wouldn’t sell in the early 1960s. He...

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