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10 things we didn't know last week

17:47 UK time, Friday, 9 January 2009

geese203.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Moby is related to novelist Herman Melville and was named after his most famous creation.
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2. Golf can damage hearing.
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3. The average age of MI5 staff is 40.
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4. Three billion e-mails are sent in the UK daily.
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5. Mosquitoes mate in about 10 seconds.
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6. Internet use peaks in the UK between 5pm and 6pm on Sundays.
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7. Tasmanian devils are being killed off by cancer.
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8. You can hiccup while asleep.
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9. Montenegro has the euro despite not being in the EU.
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10. Printing more money to increase the supply is known as quantitative easing .
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