10 things we didn't know last week

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1. Mosquitoes carrying malaria are repelled by chickens.

Find out more (Gizmodo)

2. The original Bramley apple tree is still alive at the age of 207… but is suffering from a fungal infection.

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3. Protestors at the Republican convention were banned from carrying tennis balls but were allowed to carry guns.

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4. In some remote areas of Malawi, parents pay a man to have sex with their daughters at the age of 12 or 13.

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5. In the run-up to the 2015 general election, Nick Clegg spent weeks recreating a Carly Rae Jepson music video.

Find out more (The Times)

6. Whales grieve for friends and relatives and hold vigils.

Find out more (National Geographic)

7. People are selling their mobile phone videos of shootings to licensing companies - for a profit share.

Find out more (Fortune)

8. Bees spit water at each other in hot weather.

Find out more (New Scientist)

9. It's possible to serve draught beer on a plane - but the physics are tricky.

Find out more (Quartz)

10. You can't be nominated for a guest actor Emmy if you've been in a show for half of the season or more.

Find out more (The Guardian)

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