While we wait for the 23 most unexplained things to happen, Ananova can always provide us with tales of superstition. It really is not unexplained how a homing pigeon ended up in Nigeria – anyone can mistake Telford for Nigeria (similar balmy climate). Nope, it got lost.

However what is unexplained is how anyone can think the rats of the air, the shit-and-go culprits of Trafalagar Square could be sacred or a Big Dove.