10 things we didn't know last week

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1. Tom Cruise advised Nasa on how to design their website.

Find out more (Telegraph)

2. Drug dealers in Marseille offer loyalty cards.

Find out more (The Local)

3.Police at the US Capitol receive training to prevent them leaving their guns behind when they go to the toilet.

Find out more (The Hill)

4. "Cazh", meaning casual, is now acceptable in Scrabble - as well as "lolz","shizzle" and "bezzy".

Find out more (Mirror)

5. It's possible to brew morphine using a home-made beer kit.

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6. Young blood can mend old broken bones.

Find out more (Smithsonian Magazine)

7. Crows are protective of their tools - they tuck them under their toes or hide them in holes - even more so when higher up a tree.

Find out more (Science News)

8. The modern strawberry was born after a French spy brought back a South American species from Chile in 1712.

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9. Wives of the super-rich in New York sometimes earn bonuses from their husbands for getting the children into prestigious schools or managing the home budget well.

Find out more (New York Times)

10. Stone tools existed before the earliest humans.

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