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10 things we didn't know last week

17:00 UK time, Friday, 22 June 2012

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

1. Alan Turing chained his mug to a radiator to prevent anyone else using it when code-breaking at Bletchley Park.
More details (The Times)

2. Enoch Powell used to do impressions of Antiques Roadshow
More details (New Statesman)

3. Baby songbirds build playlists.
More details (escience news)

4. Wayne Rooney finds out what kit his opponents will wear in advance so he can picture himself scoring.
More details (The Independent)

5. Humanity weighs in at 287 million tonnes.
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6. Babies learn to see in 3D four months after they are exposed to light
More details (New Scientist)

7. Typing each Captcha - online security checks involving random words - takes about 10 seconds.
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8. Greenland sharks swim at less than 1mph.
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9. Japanese deer eavesdrop on monkeys to find food
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10. Hat-shaped clouds appear near Mount Fuji.
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