FACTS OF THE DAY

29th November 2017

‘Washing Machine –The Movie’, a 66-minute-long single shot of a wash, rinse and spin cycle with a score by Michael Nyman, opens in London next week.

theguardian.co.uk

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A Russian man accused of 60 murders has avoided extradition by plane from Austria after a last minute plea that he has recently developed a fear of flying.

independent.co.uk

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Qatar is to build a 40,000-seat sports stadium out of shipping containers that can be completely disassembled and reconstructed in another location.

newatlas.com

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British scientists have used living bacteria to print circuits for solar panels that are fully biodegradable and produce electricity even at night.

zmescience.com

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Google has developed an AI system where your phone can tell when someone is looking at it over your shoulder.

qz.com

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Mexico produces 45% of the world’s avocados.

bbc.co.uk