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10 things we didn't know last week

16:16 UK time, Friday, 30 April 2010

10fairylights.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. There are vending machines that sell hot chips.
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2. Burning oil is one way of controlling a spill.
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3. A lot of people are still using floppy disks.
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4. Chocolate doesn't always make you happy.
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5. In Japan, burahara is the harassment of people because of their blood group.
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6. Chimpanzees deal with death in a similar way to humans.
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7. Some ready-meal curries are saltier than seawater.
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8. There are surgeons who specialise in restoring virginity.
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9. Stephen Hawking thinks aliens exist.
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10. Storks can go blue.
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