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10 things we didn't know last week

16:44 UK time, Friday, 29 October 2010

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

1. Crows go to school.
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2. Flamingos use make-up.
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3. John and Margaret were the most popular baby names for 30 years.
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4. Polar bears wave.
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5. More than half of all Americans dress up at Halloween.
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6. The normal lifespan of an octopus is three years.
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7. Liberalism is genetic.
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8. A footballer can be allergic to grass.
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9. Mount Everest has its own 3G wireless network.
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10. Some 7.2 million British people get by without a wristwatch.
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Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Vic Barton-Walderstadt for this week's picture of 10 water droplets.

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