The latest heir to the British throne is finally here! Sadly, Prince William and Duchess Catherine declined our request to be the first site with close-up photos of their bouncing baby boy, so here’s a generic baby wearing a crown instead.
10. Tourism Revenue
Attractions related to the monarchy bring in roughly 500 million pounds a year from overseas tourists, which we’re told converts into “a lot of sweet, sweet skrilla.” To be fair, many of these attractions are physical buildings that presumably wouldn’t spontaneously combust if the monarchy was abolished, but the continuity of the Royal Family helps keep them relevant.