1. After the Isle of Man opened Europe's first non-smoking prison in 2009, crime rates on the island dropped by 14%.
2. Some Manxmen persisted in observing the pre-Gregorian calendar long after 1752. If any of them are still alive, Happy Christmas today!
3. The OECD no longer classes the IOM as a tax haven. So that's all right.
4. It's the world capital of cryptocurrencies, and it's even possible to spend them there.
5. 'The triskelion always lands on its feet.'