10 things we didn't know last week

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1. The Queen was told she was too important to be president of the George Formby Society.

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2. A single monkey can cause a nationwide blackout in Kenya.

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3. The tattoo policy of the US Marine Corps is 32 pages long.

Find out more (Wall Street Journal)

4. Sales of Vimto in the Middle East spike during Ramadan.

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5. Fish can recognise human faces.

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6. Sadness causes more road accidents than tiredness

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7. Electric eels can leap out of the water to shock their prey.

Find out more (New York Times)

8. More money is loaded on Starbucks cards worldwide than several banks have on customer deposit.

Find out more (Consumerist)

9. A pig and a kangaroo are capable of forming an intimate relationship.

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10. A seagull will turn orange if it falls into a vat of chicken tikka masala.

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