FACTS OF THE DAY

18 August 2017

US civil defence guidelines advise against using hair conditioner after a nuclear strike.

npr.org

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The world’s largest data centre is to be built in northern Norway, taking advantage of the Arctic climate to keep its servers cool.

newatlas.com

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Japanese motor manufacturers, in association with Kyoto University, are looking at making lightweight car components out of wood pulp.

reuters.com

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Russia has listed the Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist criminal organisation.

telegraph.co.uk