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10 things we didn't know last week

16:18 UK time, Friday, 14 September 2012

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

1. Adult male killer whales are mummy's boys.
More details (Press Association)

2. There is a positive correlation between the number of craft breweries in each US state and electoral support for Barack Obama.
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3. Kim Kardashian is a liberal Republican.
More details (The Guardian)

4. Only two flavours - chocolate and lavender - are interpreted the same way whether eaten or smelt.
More details (The Telegraph)

5. Distracted motorists have more accidents passing Stonehenge than any other British landmark.
More details (Daily Telegraph)

6. There have been 96 documented attempts to stow away in the landing gear of planes since 1947, of which 76% have proved fatal.
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7. Michael Owen has never made a cup of tea.
More details (The Times)

8. Some 69% of Europeans would not want to have their dog walked by a robot.
More details (Eurobarometer)

9. Oil spills can be cleaned up using magnets.
More details (The Guardian)

10. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not a fan of Nickelback.
More details (Slate)

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