FACTS OF THE DAY

19 April 2017

Weetabix has been sold by its Chinese owners to the Americans.

telegraph.co.uk

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An elite engineering school in India is to teach students vashtu shashtra, the 8,000-year-old theory of architecture similar to Chinese feng shui.

qz.com

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Scientists have created a fluid with ‘negative mass’ that flows towards you when pushed.

newatlas.com

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A London bar’s new £18 single malt whisky cocktail comes with a virtual-reality headset, so that drinkers can be transported to the Scottish Highlands in 3D.

qz.com

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The average Briton lives 100 miles from where they were born (up from 5 miles a generation ago) but 50% still live in the area where they grew up.

dailymail.co.uk

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A nationwide survey has found that the unhappiest town in Britain is Corby.

telegraph.co.uk