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United Kingdom, Iver Heath : Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge ® is hugged by Chewbacca as British actor John Boyega smiles during a tour of the Star Wars sets at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west of London on April 19, 2016.
Prince William and Prince Harry are touring Pinewood to visit the production workshops and meet the creative teams working behind the scenes on the Star Wars films. / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS                        

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A new type of pet became incredibly popular In the forties and fifties in Britain and some parts of Northern Europe. Shortly after the development of the Atom Bomb, the Great Quake of Iver Heath occurred where an enormous split five miles long opened up in the earth between Wexham and Uxbridge. Out of this fissure a variety of strange looking animals emerged, which were named ‘Beasts from the Pit’. The British Public, just emerging from seven years of war, were hungry for novelty and these unusual looking creatures were quickly adopted as pets. The craze lasted for over a decade until the beasts fell out of fashion as people tired of their strong sulphurous odour and propensity for eating other pets and furniture.