FACTS OF THE DAY

13 September 2017

There are 17 different possible types of ice.

newscientist.com

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In Australia, kangaroos outnumber people by almost two to one.

news.com.au

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People are getting stupider: the average IQ has been falling since 1975.

newscientist.com

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A brothel in Dublin has a robot sex doll which men pay £80 an hour to use.

thetimes.co.uk

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The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is to be built off the Yorkshire coast: the turbines may be up to 276 metres tall, only 30m shorter than The Shard.

thetimes.co.uk

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In the last 10 years, the nine main English water companies have made £18.8bn in post-tax profits of which £18.1bn has been paid out as shareholder dividends.

ft.com