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10 things we didn't know last week

17:25 UK time, Friday, 18 April 2008

10chims_203.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. About 86% of fathers attend the birth of their children.
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2. There is more crime in Glasgow than New York.
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3. Vitamins can be bad for you.
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4. To help break the bubbly when a new ship is launched, P&O sometimes scores the bottle with a glass-cutter.
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5. The brain makes some decisions 10 seconds before they become conscious thought.

6. About 42% of hay fever sufferers think they have a cold.

7. Smells can drift across the Channel.
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8. Belly fat creates more fat.
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9. Scientists can control the brains of flies.More details

10. Bowleggedness is called genuvarum.
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Sources: 5 - BBC 5Live, 6 - BBC News

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