FACTS OF THE DAY

January 30th 2018

Nissan has invented ‘self-parking’ slippers that put themselves away after use.

newatlas.com

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Plummeting temperatures in Saudi Arabia have left camels and the desert blanketed in snow.

metro.co.uk

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47% of foreign investment in the state of Kentucky comes from Japan.

bloomberg.com

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Facebook has invented a new unit of time called the ‘flick’ which lasts 1/705,600,000 of a second.

bbc.com

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In 2017, for the first time in its more than 1,000-year history, Oxford University admitted more female than male undergraduates.

theguardian.com

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Widespread violence broke out in chain of French supermarkets, with shoppers fighting ‘like animals’ to get their hands on a cut-price Nutella offer.

reuters.com