FACTS OF THE DAY

January 26th 2018

76% of Venezuelans are planning to leave the country.

daliaresearch.com

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High-testosterone hedge fund managers perform significantly worse than those with low testosterone.

papers.ssrn.com

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The carbon emissions produced by British sandwiches each year are equivalent to those of 8.6 million cars.

newatlas.com

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Humanity Star, a reflective geodesic satellite launched from New Zealand, will be the brightest manmade object in the sky and visible from everywhere on Earth.

newatlas.com

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Rui-katsu (‘tear-seeking’) is a Japanese therapy service in which women pay to have a good cry with a handsome man, who then gently dries their tears.

boingboing.net

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A mummified Swiss woman who died in Basel in 1787 has been revealed to be Boris Johnson’s great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother.

bbc.co.uk