FACTS OF THE DAY

16 August 2017

A major Swiss supermarket chain is to start selling insect burgers.

telegraph.co.uk

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Women prefer the smell of men who eat a lot of fruit and vegetables to those who eat a lot of bread and pasta.

npr.org

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The inventor of the Slinky ran off to join a religious cult in Bolivia.

popularmechanics.com

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The Vikings worked out how to freeze-dry fish 1,200 years ago.

newscientist.com