10 things we didn't know last week


1. Some Tinder users don't recognise serial killers and swipe right.

Find out more

2. For reading material while on an Antarctic expedition, Ernest Shackleton favoured a mix of encyclopedias, popular fiction, and, er, books about exploration.

Find out more

3. Some birds will revive each other when they get knocked out.

Find out more (Daily Mail)

4. UK Justice Secretary Michael Gove hates quiche.

Find out more (Daily Mail)

5. Hitler had an unusually small penis.

Find out more (New York Post)

6. There's a bracelet that can give you caffeine.

Find out more (Mashable)

7. At least 25 people still don't know the result of the US Superbowl.

Find out more (Last Man Blog)

8. The record that got the Beatles signed has been in an attic for 50 years.

Find out more (Mashable)

9. Cambodia is able to spend £29,000 on a toilet for a princess that is never actually used.

Find out more (Guardian)

10. Vanilla yoghurt makes people happy.

Find out more

Seen a thing? Tell the Magazine on Twitter using the hashtag #thingididntknowlastweek

Subscribe to the BBC News Magazine's email newsletter to get articles sent to your inbox.

More on This Story

More from the Monitor