Saturday, 16 January 2016

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

How to cut a pizza with mathematical accuracy and luxurious samosas.



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1. Tinder users are given a secret rating that only Tinder can see.

Inflammatory!


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2. A kangaroo can appear as though it's mourning for its dead mate when in fact it's trying to have sex with it.

The guy above looks like he needs a cigarette


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3. Samosas are officially considered a luxury in the Indian state of Bihar.

And a delightful luxury they are too.


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4. There's a mathematical formula for slicing pizza equally if some people eating it don't like the toppings in the middle.

I prefer tear and share.


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5. A crocodile the size of a bus used to live in what is now the Sahara desert.

Obviously caught the bus and left.


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6. The Ku Klux Klan didn't always wear hoods.

Neither strait jackets but it would have been an idea.


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7. The older a person gets, the less likely they are to understand sarcasm.

The lowest form of wit but the highest form of intelligence.


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8. Dogs can recognise human emotions.

Scary!


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9. Major Tom from David Bowie's Space Oddity (and Ashes To Ashes) may have been named after Tom Major, the father of prime minister John Major.

Do you hear me Major Tom?


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10. You get free anti-slip shoe covers if you are over 70 and live in the Finnish town of Ypaja.

A nice touch.


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God Bless