FACTS OF THE DAY

November 16th 2017

The US Geological Survey has found there is 20% more farmland in the world than previously thought.

bloomberg.com

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Greggs has apologised for a Nativity scene promoting its Advent calendar, in which the Three Wise Men show their respects to a sausage roll in the manger.

telegraph.co.uk

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A study by Cambridge University has found that almost half of over-65-year-olds are taking at least five drugs a day.

telegraph.co.uk

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Geneticists at Indiana University have produced beetles with a functional third eye on their foreheads.

newatlas.com

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The governments of 30 countries round the world use social media to spread disinformation and manipulate the opinions of their populations.

theguardian.com

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7% of people watch Netflix in public toilets.

qz.com