If it’s news to me, it must be news to you!
A horse in pyjamas
Scientists have dressed horses in zebra suits to work out why their cousins have stripes. And it’s to confuse parasites. Of course, the real mystery is whether zebras are black with white stripes or white with black stripes?
Drunk in charge
Bars in Hanoi are cashing in on the summit between Trump and Kim with diplomacy-themed cocktails and beers.
What is the point of Jeremy Corbyn?
Mitch Benn will no doubt suffer dog’s abuse from the Corbynistas after posting his new song below, but he surely has a point.
NEW SONG: What Is The Point Of Jeremy Corbyn?
— Mitch Benn 🇪🇺 (@MitchBenn) January 26, 2019
Brexit bricks it
At a time when we have the worst PM since the war, the worst leader of the opposition since the war facing the worst crisis since the war, it is hardly surprising that we are seeing an upsurge in political satire in video. I particularly enjoyed Jacob Rees-Mogg’s message for the common people and Jonathan Pie on The Centre Ground.
Enjoy the view
This stunning photograph taken in the Peak District won the competition to celebrate the 7oth anniversary of National Parks.
A small town in Germany was the venue for the largest ever gathering of people dressed as smurfs.
Someone took advantage of the cold conditions to create a giant Mona Lisa from the snow lying on an ice pond.
A statue of Abraham Lincoln as a bare-chested young stud sent Twitter into meltdown.
Reminder that the Los Angeles federal courthouse has a statue of Abraham Lincoln where he’s a shirtless young stud suggestively tugging at his waistband like a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model: pic.twitter.com/32bjqEERYi
— Zack Stentz (@MuseZack) February 20, 2019
Flying Finn Matti Nykänen the greatest ever ski jumper; actor Bruno Ganz whose Hitler in Downfall spawned a recurrent meme like this one; detective John Stalker who investigated the Moors Murders and later sold sun-awnings; popular American poet Mary Oliver; fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld; a blast from my past Peter Tork; campaigner Belle Tutaev who founded pre-school playgroups and; George Mendonsa who was the sailor kissing in Times Square at the end of the second world war. (Can you believe that this iconic image has been hijacked by #MeToo?)