Friday, October 23, 2009

10 THINGS !

10 things we didn't know last week


Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Humpback whales' mating rituals can be deadly.
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2. Galaxies that are 10.2 billion light-years away can be seen through telescopes.
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3. Wine gums have the names of alcoholic drinks on them.
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4. People spent £37m on cup cakes in the UK last year.
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5. The spread of cupcake shops has been used to map urban gentrification in the US.
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6. Bagged salad is photographed 4,000 times a second.
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7. The most available time of week for a meeting is Tuesday at 3pm.
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8. GPS locates the Prime Meridian 100m to the east of Greenwich Observatory.
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9. Sales of Asterix books number 325 million.
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10. The first watches appeared shortly after 1500 in Germany.
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