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10 things we didn't know last week

16:59 UK time, Friday, 23 March 2012

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


1. It rains liquid methane once every 1,000 years on Titan, the largest moon orbiting Saturn.
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2. Barack Obama knows sign language.
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3. Holding a gun makes you more likely to think other objects are guns.
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4. The Welsh language can be confused with Hebrew.
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5. Female animals can have ovaries on the outside.
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6. Noise stunts the growth of plants.
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7. Listening to opera helps mice recover from heart surgery.
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8. A cat can fall 19 storeys and survive.
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9. Birds take "girls only" holidays.
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10. The UK is the world's third-largest purchaser of human hair.
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