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10 things we didn't know last week

15:54 UK time, Friday, 14 October 2011

10 pedaloes in Chester

Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Piranhas bark.
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2. Brunettes make better friends.
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3. Self-made millionaires are more likely to have gone to state school.
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4. One in six mobile phones in Britain is contaminated with poo.
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5. Penguins rescued from oil slicks get knitted jumpers to keep them warm.
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Toy penguin models one of the jumpers

6. There will be more people in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday to watch the Wales v France World Cup semi-final on video screens than there will be at the actual match in New Zealand.
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7. Meerkats recognise each others' voices.
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8. Lady Gaga doesn't like Lady Goo Goo.
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9. Babies know if someone is being unfairly treated at just 15 months.
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10. Really good sex can wipe your memory.
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Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Jane Lidstone for this week's picture of 10 pedaloes on the River Dee in Chester.

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