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10 things we didn't know last week

  • 27 January 2017
  • From the section Magazine
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1. British boys receive £2.20 more pocket money per week than girls.

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2. You can give birth while napping.

Find out more (refinery29)

3. An average of 1.8 people are murdered each year in Iceland.

Find out more (The Guardian)

4. MI6's real-life "Q" is a woman.

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5. An otter the size of a wolf once roamed China.

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6. "The wind was pushing me" is not an excuse that will get you off a speeding charge in Western Australia.

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7. A gorilla named John Daniel was raised in an English village as a human boy, had his own bedroom and could do the washing up.

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8. Travelling to a foreign country can change the way you think about right and wrong.

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9. Dogs' preferred musical genres are reggae and soft rock.

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10. Melbourne is typically 0.3C hotter on Thursdays and Friday mornings, when commuters pour into the city, than on Sundays.

Find out more (New Scientist)

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