401 stories which sift through the implausible, the unlikely and the bizarre to reveal the bare facts. This book takes a look at the truths and the misconceptions surrounding the natural and the supernatural world, its past, present and future. Who was the real Robin Hood? Do trees talk? Why are some whales suicidal? Does spinach make you strong? Is the sun going out? Did Jesus ever visit England? Every one of these mysteries and many more are solved in this book.