FACTS OF THE DAY

13 May 2017

Each sheet of parchment used to record UK Acts of Parliament costs £35.

qz.com

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A new study claims there is no evidence that dogs have a better sense of smell than humans.

latimes.com

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Most of the best performances in Guy Ritchie’s new movie “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” are delivered by computer-generated animals.

latimes.com

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93-year-old Robert Mugabe is not, as reported, sleeping through meetings. According to his spokesman, he is ‘protecting his eyes from bright lights.

qz.com

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Jogging for 35 minutes five times a week takes nine years off your biological age.

newatlas.com

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Researchers from Britain and New Zealand have used a commercial US satellite to conduct the first census of albatrosses from space.

theatlantic.com