FACTS OF THE DAY

Thursday 10 August

A new ‘self-driving’ car seen touring Arlington, Virginia turned out to be an ordinary car driven by a man dressed as a car seat.

guardian.co.uk

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A California man is suing Heineken for giving him PTSD caused by drinking a can of beer containing two dead geckos.

businessinsider.com

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A hacker from California has developed a vending machine for crows that dispenses peanuts when a coin is inserted.

citylab.com

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A 60-year-old man in Singapore is facing two-year prison sentence for the crime of ‘mischief’ after inserting toothpicks point upwards in the seat of a public bus.

reuters.com

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Tourism is an $8 trillion industry and the biggest employer on Earth – 1 in 11 people work in tourism and travel.

guardian.co.uk

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A new battery made of paper and powered by dirty water can produce enough energy to turn a light on using a single drop of human saliva.

newatlas.com