FACTS OF THE DAY

30 August 2017

Playing board games makes people nicer.

qz.com

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Packaged grated Parmesan cheese contains wood pulp.

reuters.com

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99% of the microbes in your body are completely unknown to science.

newatlas.com

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The North Ronaldsay sheep and the Galapagos marine iguana are the only two land animals known to survive entirely on seaweed.

atlasobscura.com

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A 3,700-year-old Babylonian clay tablet, predating Pythagoras by 1,000 years, displays a trigonometry chart that is more accurate than modern ones.

newatlas.com

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In 2000, The Simpsons predicted that Donald Trump would become President.

time.com