NASA has a tradition of playing a wake-up call for astronauts. These are usually songs such as “What a Wonderful World.” But they have also included other things such as a voice message from Patrick Stewart announcing the “voyage of the Space Shuttle Atlantis”.

Humans have collectively spent 6 million years playing “World of Warcraft”. That’s more time than we have existed as a species separate from chimpanzees.

John Lennon paid all of the fines for 96 people who had been arrested in 1970 for protesting against the apartheid South Africa rugby team playing in Britain.