10 things we didn't know last week
- 12 February 2016
1. At least 49 people have died in accidents involving selfies since 2014.
2. Horses can tell when you're angry.
3. Kidderminster Harriers FC players are fined £20 if they wear a hat on match day.
4. Some 2.25% of all American logos contained a heart shape in 2013.
5. Lesbians have a 9% wage premium over heterosexual women, whereas gay men face an earnings penalty of 11% compared with straight men.
6. A subreddit inspired a scientific study into how people's minds are changed.
7. Happy music makes colours appear brighter.
8. Neanderthal DNA in humans is linked with nicotine addiction and depression.
9. Sir David Attenborough turned down the late Sir Terry Wogan for a presenting job on BBC Two in 1965 because the channel's chief announcer was from Dublin.
10. The first American football cheerleaders were male and they dominated the sidelines until WW2.
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