Sunday, 2 March 2014

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

More fascinating fun and facts!


1. Monkeys open bananas at the other end from humans.

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2. Fish that are fed Skips crisps can turn pink.

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3. The Dominican Republic has the world's deadliest roads.

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4. The average length of a Best Picture Academy Award winning film is two hours and 20 minutes.

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5. The smell given off by pine forests limits atmospheric warming.

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6. Men who struggle to grow facial hair can get a beard transplant.

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7. There is a symphonic Finnish prog-rock concept album about Scrooge McDuck.

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8. Blind people's dreams are richer in sounds, touches, tastes and smells.


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9. Robert Wilson, who together with Arno Penzias discovered the afterglow of the big bang, keeps a sound recording of the radio waves that were released after that huge explosion on his mobile phone.

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10. It took four hours to - clump by clump - create Christian Bale's artificial chest hair in American Hustle.

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