Don't forget that there are four brand new episodes of QI currently available to view on iPlayer. Watch them before they disappear!

The so-called "mad hatterpillar" keeps all the exoskeleton heads it's outgrown on its head - forming a hat.

(Image: Donald Hobern.)

Meet Dryocampa rubicunda, also known as the rosy maple moth. (Image: Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren)

The giant golden-crowned flying fox, which is actually a type of bat, has a wingspan of up to 1.7m, making it wider than Danny DeVito is tall.

(Image: Gregg Yann)

This is the long-wattled umbrellabird. The length of the wattle can be controlled– retracted in flight and extended when it wants to impress a female.

The intense abdominal pain known as ‘Devonshire colic’ which afflicted thousands of West country people through the 17th and 18th centuries turned out to be poisoning caused by lead-lined cider presses (not the strength or acidity of the cider).

The mineral in the teeth that limpets use to scrape algae off rock is harder than Kevlar.
(Image: Claudio Valdovinos & Maximillian Rüth

Holly has a trick for how you can say Spice Girl with a Glaswegian accent.
It's completely useless but also... kind of brilliant?

Right, we're off to get cosy before tonight's episode.
Brand new QI, BBC Two, 9pm with Sandi, Alan, Maisie Adam, David Mitchell and Holly Walsh!

82% said True but it's actually False!
After only TWO seconds of a match in 2000, striker Lee Todd said “fuck me, that was loud" when the whistle to start the game was blown. He was promptly shown a red card.

Tonight at 9pm on BBC Two there's a brand new episode of QI and it is, quite frankly, RIDICULOUS.

Word of the Day: QUISQUILIOUS - comprised entirely of rubbish or bric-a-brac. (Photo: dbking)

Blink-182 named their holding company ‘Pennywise Poo Poo Butt Inc’ so their lawyers and accountants would sound silly saying it all the time.

Tonight's brand new QI episode is RIDICULOUS and stars Sandi, Alan, @MaisieAdam, @RealDMitchell and @wiggywalsh! BBC Two, 9pm.

Since 1996, a company called Spirit Halloween has correctly predicted the results of the US Presidential election based on which candidate’s mask sells more. (Photo: Polylerus)

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מסטודון היא רשת חברתית חופשית, מבוססת תוכנה חופשית ("קוד פתוח"). כאלטרנטיבה בלתי ריכוזית לפלטפרומות המסחריות, מסטודון מאפשרת להמנע מהסיכונים הנלווים להפקדת התקשורת שלך בידי חברה יחידה. שמת את מבטחך בשרת אחד — לא משנה במי בחרת, תמיד אפשר לדבר עם כל שאר המשתמשים. לכל מי שרוצה יש את האפשרות להקים שרת מסטודון עצמאי, ולהשתתף ברשת החברתית באופן חלק.