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10 things we didn't know last week

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1. Victoria Beckham believes in love at first sight.

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2. Mayors in Pakistan can run cities from jail.

Find out more (The Guardian)

3. There's a hidden message from Mussolini under an obelisk in Rome.

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4. Elephant numbers in Africa will halve in nine years at current rates of decline.

Find out more (CNN)

5. People born underweight are less likely to exercise during their lives.

Find out more (New Scientist)

6. Georgetown University in Washington sold 272 slaves in 1838 to help pay off the school's debts.

Find out more (New York Times)

7. New Yorkers will pay $56 a month to trim a minute off their commute.

Find out more (Five Thirty Eight)

8. A fifth of UK parents regret the names they gave their children.

Find out more (The Independent)

9. A psychiatric institute in Germany still holds brain parts belonging to victims of the Nazi eugenics campaign.

Find out more (Gizmodo)

10. Offering free pizza to employees will motivate them more than offering more cash.

Find out more (Daily Telegraph)

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