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10 things we didn't know last week

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1. Scientists have uncovered a 'penguin Pompeii'.

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2. US airlines bumped 40,000 passengers against their will off flights last year.

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3. Two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been damaged by coral bleaching in the last two years.

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4. The new fiver is not indestructible (if you have liquid nitrogen and a hammer).

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5. Diners are more likely to order items listed inside boxes on menus.

Find out more (Wired)

6. Scientists have discovered 50 new spider species in northern Australia.

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7. Half of young adults in the UK do not feel European.

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8. Tilting a smartphone 'gives away passwords'.

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9. Scouts can now earn a 'Digital Maker' badge.

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10. A Canadian town has special prisons that hold polar bears as prisoners.

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