10 things we didn't know last week

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1. No-one has ever had an Oscar nomination for a voice-only role .

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2. Flirting female capuchin monkeys throw stones at the object of their desire.

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3. Having caffeine after absorbing information helps the brain to remember what you learnt.

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4. Kladdkaka, a flat gooey chocolate cake, is the most googled food in Sweden.

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5. Snakes can give a venomous bite for up to an hour after they die.

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6. There is a word in Japan that means "I only date chubby women".

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7. Drinking spirits with a diet mixer will register a higher alcohol reading on a breathalyser than if you'd had a regular mixer.

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8. Primates live long lives because they expend so little energy.

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9. Women who lift weights cut their odds of developing type 2 diabetes.

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10. The dark side of the Moon is actually turquoise.

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