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Thursday 22 June

There is no evidence that antimicrobial soap is any better than ordinary soap. ~ A Belgian startup is marketing crispy crickets in garlic and tomato flavours as an environmentally friendly alternative to meat. ~ Scientists at Kew Gardens have warned that global warming is going to make coffee taste worse. ~ To counteract a food shortage due to its Saudi neighbours cutting it off, a Qatari businessman has announced he'll fly 4,000 cows into Qatar.


In some parts of the UK you can get a £70 fine for releasing a helium balloon into the sky.


Police are investigating the theft of a mummified human toe from a bar in Canada.

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