1. More people live in the small red area than in the all blue areas on this map put together (from here):
2. British comedy needs to escape the shackles of Ricky Gervais. This article is well worth a couple of minutes of your time, not least for seeing Nigel Farage turn up in a Harry Enfield sketch.
3. Real life, shot to look like a beautiful 'how to' Youtube video.