FACTS OF THE DAY

27th November 2017

A Finnish bakery has launched the world’s first insect-based bread, using flour made from dried, crushed crickets.

reuters.com

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A Swedish power plant is reducing its dependence on fossil fuels by burning clothes from H&M instead of coal.

independent.co.uk

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A nudist restaurant has opened in Paris: customers are naked, but French law requires staff to be fully clothed. Seat covers are changed between sittings.

bbc.co.uk

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Modern turkeys are bred to be so large and heavy they have difficulty walking and cannot mate naturally: their semen has to be harvested by hand.

qz.com

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Robbie the Robot from Forbidden Planet (1956) has sold for $5.375 million at auction in New York, setting a new world record price for movie memorabilia.

telegraph.co.uk

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Two billion people in the world eat more than 1,900 different species of insects.

reuters.com

 

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