Saturday, 7 December 2013

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

Men and women's brains are differently wired and the difference grows bigger after childhood.

I knew I was right.


2. You can teach a wolf tricks just like a dog.


3. Neanderthals were house-proud creatures, devoting separate spaces to tool-making, butchering animals and socialising.


4. A children's TV show in Sweden has characters dressed as "poo-poo" and "wee-wee".


5. Female lemon sharks go back to their birthplace to reproduce.

There's no place like home!

6. The pope used to work as a bouncer.


Pouteria fruit
7. Monkeys in Latin America prefer eating the fruit of the Pouteria and Brosimum trees to bananas.

I have never seen these before.


8. You can tell a person is tall by just hearing their voice.


9. Koalas evolved a vocal organ that allows them to produce a very low-pitched sound for mating.

It is a low, rumbling bellow that seems very incongruous coming from the mouth of a diminutive koala.
And now scientists have found that these famously sleepy marsupials have evolved a vocal organ that allows them to produce very low-pitched sound.


10. The hardest tongue twister is "pad kid poured curd pulled cold".

God Bless