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10 things we didn't know last week

12:31 UK time, Friday, 30 March 2012

Number 10 painted on shed

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

1. The first silicone breast implant was carried out on a dog called Esmerelda.
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2. Regular chocolate eating could keep you thin.
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3. Ernest Hemingway cried after he was forced to shoot his injured cat.
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4. Male dolphins are bisexual.
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5. Private vehicle fuel tanks in the UK can hold three or four times more petrol than the nation's petrol stations.
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6. Mario Balotelli's mum lives on the Shameless council estate.
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7. Don Draper smokes herbal cigarettes.
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8. Albert Einstein's brain was not particularly large.
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9. Nearly six million cats and dogs in Britain are obese.
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10. Visiting Olympic athletes, coaches and officials will be banned from marrying while they are in Britain.
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