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10 things we didn't know last week

17:28 UK time, Friday, 8 October 2010

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

1. The world's largest circulation newspaper is the Japanese title Yomiuri Shimbun, selling 15 million copies.
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10 telephone cables

2. Squirrels can be black.
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3. Chimpanzees can become addicted to smoking.
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4. One in 10 babies born in Europe is conceived in an Ikea bed.
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5. Tarantulas are edible.
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6. People can begin apprenticeships in their 70s.
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7. Adolf Hitler promised to give his foreign minister Cornwall.
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8. Men sweat more efficiently than women.
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9. Sewage can be used to heat homes.
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10. Potatoes can be purple - inside and out.
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Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Vic Barton-Walderstadt for this week's picture of 10 telephone cables.

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