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10 things we didn't know last week

15:53 UK time, Friday, 28 October 2011

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

1. The Staffordshire town of Burton upon Trent now has its own perfume, Eau de Burton, with hints of marmite and Branston Pickle
More details (Burton Mail)

2. Rival rugby teams face a fine if they stray over the half-way line while the All Blacks perform the haka
More details (The Telegraph)

3. The Sealyham terrier - once a must have for the well-heeled dog owner - is on the brink of extinction
More details (Daily Mail)

4. Strawberries could protect the stomach from the effects of alcohol
More details (The Huffington Post)

5. Coldplay tried hypnosis while recording new album
More details

6. The forces involved when a woodpecker drills at a tree are up to 1,000 times stronger than gravity
More details

7. Two-thirds of 16 to 24-year-olds rely on energy drinks to keep them going
More details (Metro)

8. Large dinosaurs embarked on epic migration journeys when food and water ran out
More details (The Guardian)

9. Bat sightings along UK waterways are rising steeply.
More details

10. The price of a cup of tea could rise by as much as 7% next year, because of the Kenyan drought and increased global consumption.
More details (The Telegraph)

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