10 things we didn't know last week
Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.
3. There's a market for mammoth ivory and it sells for £330 per kilogram.
More details (Telegraph)
4. Neanderthals were tech-savvy.
5. Engineers estimate that 12 to 15 tonnes of rock will need to be cleared by the trapped Chilean miners each day.
6. In French, the words for "inflation" and "fellatio" are very similar.
7. The first travelator in the UK was at Bank Tube station in London.
8. Former PM Edward Heath left his home to the nation as a museum when he died.
9. Intestinal worms can grow to more than 2m long.
More details (Guardian)
10. Penguins have been around for 36m years.
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