Arnulf Bietsch of Germany has a collection of 24000 Yard-sticks!
Submitted by Hansie Drankel (), Bonn
Spiral staircases in medieval castles are running clockwise.
This is because all knights used to be right-handed.
When the intruding army would climb the stairs they would not be able to use their right hand
which was holding the sword because of the difficulties of climbing the stairs.
Left-handed knights would have had no troubles, except left-handed people could never become knights because it was assumed
that they were descendants of the devil.
Submitted by Piyush, IN
German engineer Gerald Winkler has invented a device that uses suction and friction to help a person slither up a vertical surface of any texture!
Submitted by Ruby Tibre, Wales, UK
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