FACTS OF THE DAY

24 February 2017

Scientists have taught bees to play football.

vice.com

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The USA has a set of national standard regulations for dry martinis

niso.org

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Jimmy Carter was the first US President to put solar panels on the White House. Ronald Reagan later removed them.

albanyherald.com

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Negative interest rates in Sweden have resulted in people paying too much tax.

ft.com

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Rhesus macaque monkeys are banned in Japan and are killed if they are found.

bbc.co.uk