Saturday, 20 August 2016

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

This week we have brain scanning, starving dogs and non-Italians cooking the nations pizzas in Milan.

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1. Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain in an effort to understand creativity.

Wouldn't take long.


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2. Tall people are more likely to vote Conservative.

Lies, damn lies and bollocks!


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3. Most dogs prefer praise to food.

Someone should tell them that starvation isn't good.


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4. Being the sole breadwinner is bad for men's health but good for women's.

Of course it is.


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5. Only 2% of women in China use tampons.

Use them for ... ?


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6. Professional golfers are more likely to have one egg-shaped hip joint.

Brings new meaning to the term 'go to work on an egg'.


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7. Viruses are more dangerous in the morning.

So are women.


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8. People in Nanning, southern China, attach skirts to their cars to protect them from rats.

Scary - rats that drive!


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9. A hot bath could be better than cycling at lowering the blood sugar levels of type-2 diabetics

Cheaper too.


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10. Half of Milan's 1,270 pizzerias are run by non-Italians, of whom two thirds are Egyptian.

They have a good apprentice scheme.


God Bless