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The egg came first

That's just one of the 100 things we didn't know last year, brought to you by the BBC (and each comes with a link for more information, such as this one for the headline eggs-ample). Some others are:


    Urban birds have developed a short, fast "rap style" of singing, different from their rural counterparts.

    The Pope's been known to wear red Prada shoes.

    More than 90% of plane crashes have survivors.

    The medical name for the part of the brain associated with teenage sulking is "superior temporal sulcus".

    Cows can have regional accents



And: "Online shoppers will only wait an average of four seconds for an internet page to load before giving up." Another reason to double-check your registration site to make sure it loads quickly!

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