10 things we didn't know last week
Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.
1. Honey bees can stun with their bite.
2. Since colour TV, only one candidate (Bob Dole) has worn a green tie in a US presidential debate.
More details (Financial Times)
3. Elizabeth Taylor's annual earnings from beyond the grave outstrip those of Michael Jackson.
4. Dogs copy their owners' yawns from the age of seven months.
More details (ABC News)
5. Some 10% of UK lottery millionaires buy a caravan.
More details (The Guardian)
6. Formula 1 organisers in India have to "dog-proof" their tracks.
7. The actor who plays Q in the new James Bond film doesn't own a computer.
More details (Daily Telegraph)
8. Dinosaurs may have evolved wings for courtship displays.
9. Blood rain is rarely red.
10. British MP Jamie Reed was a contestant on the children's fantasy role-playing gameshow Knightmare where he "perished by spider".
More details (Twitter)
Seen a thing? Tell @BBC_magazine on Twitter using the hashtag #thingIdidntknowlastweek