10 things we didn't know last week

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1. Dinosaurs may have danced to woo mates.

Find out more (Los Angeles Times)

2. Canadians are politer than Americans on Twitter.

Find out more (Vox)

3. Not one person managed to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 2015.

Find out more (The Telegraph)

4. The hypnotist Paul McKenna chose his wife, formerly his PA, after he was advised to make an Excel spreadsheet to find out who he really loved.

Find out more (The Observer)

5. People breathe in more bugs from tap water than from the toilet.

Find out more (New Scientist)

6. The smallest chameleons have the fastest tongues.

Find out more (Gizmodo)

7. People who blush tend to be considered more warmly than people who don't.

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8. Facebook discovered that just 5% of its accounts made up 85% of users of the "hide post" function, and a small proportion of these are "superhiders", hiding nearly everything they see.

Find out more (Slate)

9. People have Neanderthal genes in their DNA that predispose them to allergies.

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10. A Swallows and Amazons adventure may contain the longest example of a lost Norfolk dialect from the last generation to speak it.

Find out more (The Times)

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