Article: 10 things you didnt know last week

Taken from the BBC:

 

1. You could drive on the left or right in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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2. Dolphins only respond when addressed by name.

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3. It’s not just a myth that you sleep less well on the night of a full moon.

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4. McDonald’s drive-thru staff won’t serve people on horseback.

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5. French President Francois Hollande’s nickname is “Flanby”, in reference to a wobbly caramel pudding.

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6. Breakfast is good for your heart.

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7. A walrus was buried under St Pancras station.

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8. Older dads are more likely to have daughters.

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9. There are 116,195 people over the age of 100 on Zimbabwe’s electoral roll.

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10. You can implant false memories into mice.

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