FACTS OF THE DAY

4 May 2017

NASA has spent 10 years and $200 million failing to design a new space suit. The current suits were made more than 40 years ago and meant to last 15 years.

newscientist.com

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Scientists have detected the biggest known wave in the Universe. It’s 200,000 light years across – twice the size of the Milky Way.

newatlas.com

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Elon Musk has acquired a company that is developing a ‘whole brain interface’ with the goal of merging human beings biologically with the Internet.

theconversation.com

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Chinese investors are pouring money into an innovative ultra-hygienic pig farm where pigs are fed natural food, listen to music and use toilets.

chinamoneynetwork.com

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The global beauty and anti-ageing industry is worth $999 billion a year.

globalwellnessinstitute.org

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Malmö, Sweden has two tiny restaurants catering solely for mice.

atlasobscura.com

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