We look back at all of the flag-flying mascots in the history of the competition since our last triumphant stab at the title.
England's mascot was a lion - a typical symbol of the United Kingdom, wearing a Union Jack jersey emblazoned with the words "WORLD CUP". It just doesn't get much more patriotic.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
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