The InsureandGo UK blog
The island that used giant stone doughnuts for money
Have you had one of those fancy new five pound notes yet? I thought my first one was some kind of Monopoly money at first. It can take a little while to get used to a new form of currency.
Just deserts: 4 of the world’s most unusual deserts
It turns out they’re not all just large areas of sand with the odd Tusken Raider. I mean, these things cover one third of the Earth’s surface, so there have to be some interesting ones out there.
The worst smelling flowers ever
Sometimes I buy myself some flowers, and sometimes I leave them in the vase for too long. Ooof, the smell! Well, these flowers smell worse, and not because they’re rotting – they’re supposed to smell bad.
Cuíca: The drum that sounds like a cross between a possum and a lion
Have you ever been listening to a nice bit of samba or reggae and wondered what that squeaking/woofing noise was?
4 animals that can shoot their prey
As the great Homer Simpson once said, “Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It’s what separates us from the animals… except the weasel.”
Chameleons: There’s nothing that isn’t weird about them
When you really think about it, there’s nothing that isn’t weird about a chameleon.