100 things we didn’t know this time last year

BBC has compiled very nice result of 100 things we didn’t know this time last year. Basically each week the Magazine picks out snippets from the news, and compiles them into 10 Things We Didn’t Know This Time Last Week. Here’s an end of year almanac. Here are my top six:

  • One person in four has had their identity stolen or knows someone who has #21
  • The length of a man’s fingers can reveal how physically aggressive he is, scientists say. # 22
  • You’re 10 times more likely to be bitten by a human than a rat. # 52
  • It takes 75kg of raw materials to make a mobile phone. # 53
  • Deep Throat is reportedly the most profitable film ever. It was made for $25,000 (£13,700) and has
  • grossed more than $600m. # 54

  • Bill Gates does not have an iPod. # 94

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