Saturday, 21 January 2017

10 things we didn't know last week

From Bowie to babies and rhinos to Trump.



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1. Holding your baby on your left side might help you bond.

Speculative!


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2. You can't block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.

What if he falls out with his wife?


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3. In 2022, you'll be able to look to the sky and watch two stars colliding 1,800 years ago.

Time warp


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4. For some years before he died, David Bowie had been working on a musical about aliens, mariachi bands and an imaginary collection of unreleased Bob Dylan songs.

Should we be surprised?


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5. White rhinos return to the same communal spot to poo - allowing them to pick up information about each other from the dung.

Says to neighbour - You're so full of sh.t!


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6. All electric trains in the Netherlands are powered entirely by wind energy.

Had to put those windmills to some good use.


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7. About 70,000 retired Britons use Spain's health system, while only 81 Spanish pensioners are registered as covered by the NHS.

Yes only 81 registered


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8. A Trump-branded apartment block in New Jersey was marketed to Chinese investors with the theme from The Sopranos.

Nothing will surprise.


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9. Fund managers from poor backgrounds deliver better investment returns than those born rich.

They care more


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10. Local anaesthetic has no effect on some people - and no-one knows why.

Because we are all different.


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God Bless