FACTS OF THE DAY

14 August 2017

In Mexico, a kilo of avocados costs the same as the national daily minimum wage.

theguardian.com

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Less than 15% of the donations raised for the Grenfell Tower disaster have reached the survivors.

telegraph.co.uk

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The North Korean army is the fourth largest in the world, with 1.3 million soldiers out of a total population of 25 million.

lrb.co.uk

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50% of Americans endorse at least one conspiracy theory.

bbc.com

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Chimpanzees have been taught to play rock-paper-scissors.

newatlas.com

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Goldfish can survive for five months without oxygen.

newscientist.com