ALL NEW FACTS FROM THE QI TEAM, taken from their new book 1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways. Here's a sneaky peak, voiced by QI inventor and comedy genius John Lloyd.
Orchids can get jetlag.
Lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time.
There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie.
Traffic lights existed before cars.
Sir Bruce Forsyth is four months older than sliced bread.
The soil in your garden is 2 million years old.
1,227 QI Facts blew your socks off. 1,339 QI Facts made your jaw drop. Now the QI team return with this year's groaning sack of astonishment. Prepare to be knocked sideways...
If there are any facts you don't believe, or if you want to know more about them, all the sources can be found on qi.com. Animation produced by Richard Oldfield with Faber and Faber. Sound fx courtesy of www.freesfx.co.uk