FACTS OF THE DAY

25 January 2017

6.2 million years ago, otters were bigger than leopards.

qz.com

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'Inemuri’, or falling asleep in public, has been practiced in Japan for at least 1,000 years. Senior employees who do it are seen as diligent

nytimes.com

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Japanese scientists warn that people making the peace sign may have their fingerprint identity stolen, which could be used to unlock their iPhone.

atlasobscura.com

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The most expensive house in America is 924, Bel Air Road, Los Angeles. It is on sale for $250 million.

theguardian.com

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The Belgian parliament provides free alcohol for its MPs.

politico.eu