More people than ever have been searching Google for ‘World War 3’; searches for ‘He will kill us all’ are up - as are those by Americans asking ‘Where is Korea?’
Emma Moreno, the last living person to be born in the 19th century, has died aged 117. She ate two raw eggs every day and outlived 90 Italian governments.
Damien Hirst’s art has caused the deaths of 913,450 animals, including tens of thousands of butterflies and hundreds of thousands of houseflies.
A US-made children’s ‘smart doll’ that listens and answers questions has been banned in Germany because it can be hacked and used as a surveillance tool.
Demand in Chinese apartment blocks for a new automatic ceiling thumper to deter noisy upstairs neighbours is outstripping supply.
Two-thirds of Americans think that robots will have taken over most jobs done by humans within 50 years, but that their own jobs will be safe.