10 things we didn't know last week
1. Dinosaurs may have danced to woo mates.
2. Canadians are politer than Americans on Twitter.
3. Not one person managed to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 2015.
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.
5. People breathe in more bugs from tap water than from the toilet.
6. The smallest chameleons have the fastest tongues.
7. People who blush tend to be considered more warmly than people who don't.
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.
9. People have Neanderthal genes in their DNA that predispose them to allergies.
10. A Swallows and Amazons adventure may contain the longest example of a lost Norfolk dialect from the last generation to speak it.
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