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10 things we didn't know last week

14:04 UK time, Friday, 23 December 2011

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

1. Pet crocodiles in the UK have to be micro chipped.
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2. Kim Jong-il was known by 50 names, including Dear Leader, Supreme Leader, Our Father, The General, Generalissimo.
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3. There is a 100-year-old Christmas cake.
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4. The average webpage has grown 33% in size in the last year, up from 726 kilobytes in 2010 to about 965 kilobytes in 2011.
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5. This year's top10 most watched YouTube clips have racked up more than 285 million hits worldwide since being posted onto the internet.
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6. The world record for Christmas lights covering a property is 331,038 lights.
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7. Sleeping on left side of the bed makes you more cheerful and positive.
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8. Britain's cheapest house this year sold for £16,000.
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9. In Scotland you can eat deep fried butter.
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10. The first celebrity to enter the US chart of the most popular search terms this year across all search engines is Justin Bieber at 92.
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