Rihanna paid £5,000 a minute; $500,000 (£312,000) for an hour-long performance in Florida.
The UK government has called in leading business figures to help it crack down on “sick-note Britain”, which costs the economy an estimated £100bn a year.
The record amount spent by Chelsea and Liverpool in just one day. Chelsea finally signed Torres for a deal that could ultimately be worth £50m…
When you kiss someone for a minute, you both burn about 2.6 calories.
The state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.
Premiere of the MTV reality show Jersey Shore drew 8.45 million viewers, making the start of S3 MTV’s most-watched series telecast ever.
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The amount the police seized from the Vatican Bank amid allegations of a laundering scandal.
Despite the bailout… Allied Irish Banks are still paying out €40m in bonuses.
The number of prizes Roman Polanski’s new movie, “The Ghost Writer”, picked up including best movie and director.
The starting bid for Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin. Body not included.
AP: Tigers could be extinct in 12 years if unprotected.
Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.
People spend about 2 weeks of their lives at traffic lights!
Berlusconi says as he dismisses criticism of his reported help for 17 year old bellydancer.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
Being unmarried can shorten a man’s life by 10 years!
At $13m, still the world’s most expensive domain name!
Of us hide money in our shoes!
Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans; they have 48 and humans have 46!
The average life expectancy (in seconds) of an enemy soldier in a Chuck Norris film!
It’s estimated that at any given time, 7% of the world’s population is drunk!
Some lions mate over 50 times a day!