10 things we didn't know last week

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1. More than eight billion cans of Spam have been sold over the past 80 years.

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2. Sports Direct's Mike Ashley allegedly "vomited into fireplace" at a business meeting in a pub - a court has heard.

Find out more (The Guardian)

3. Rice - when prepared in the right way - can bounce.

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4. The world's most detailed scan of the brain's internal wiring has been produced by scientists at Cardiff University.

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5. The asteroid strike that killed off the dinosaurs could be the reason there are so many different kinds of frogs.

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6. More than a third of Premier League football fans watch matches live online via unofficial streams.

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7. The grandson of the first-ever NHS patient married the granddaughter of the prime minister whose government founded the service in 1948.

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8. Roman concrete grows stronger over time.

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9. If Facebook were a religion, it would be the second largest in the world (after Christianity).

Find out more (Washington Post)

10. Just 150 passengers use Wales's quietest train station each year.

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