If you turned the Jodrell Bank radio-telescope on its side and filled it with cornflakes to create one colossal breakfast bowl, you would still have fewer cornflakes than there are kilobytes residing in just-auto's automotive research archive. Dave Leggett dives in to the cornflakes, sorry kilobytes, in search of a few interesting factoids to brighten your Friday arvo (links are to articles freely available to all).