10 things we didn't know last week

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1. It would cost £12.6 billion to issue every man, woman and child in the UK with an owl (and £69.3 billion if each was to get its own aviary).

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2. Group jogging is a crime in Burundi.

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3. Salads taste better if they are arranged to look like a Kandinsky painting.

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4. Courtney Love rereads the Julian Fellowes novel Snobs every year.

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5. Despite not having ears, crabs can hear.

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6. The whole of England and Wales - with the exception of the City of London, the Isles of Scilly and Skokholm Island - is designated as a "rabbit-clearance area".

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7. The 18th and 75th minutes have been the most common times to score in each half since the World Cup began in 1930.

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8. An admiral's uniform has slightly wider gold braid when it is worn by a Royal.

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9. Some spiders eat fish.

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10. More than half of Icelanders entertain the possibility that invisible people exist.

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