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10 things we didn't know last week

16:53 UK time, Friday, 20 April 2012

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

1.Chris Hoy's first bike was a girl's.
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2,A dog can be best man at a wedding.
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3.You can be arrested for entering a mannequin in an election.
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4.Thinking about death is good for you.
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5.Bees dance better vertically than horizontally.
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6.There are professional artisanal pencil sharpeners.
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7.People with corgis are the most extrovert dog owners.
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8.The polar bear is 450,000 older than previously thought.
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9.Being yourself at work is bad for your career.
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10.Swans cannot break your arm.
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