FACTS OF THE DAY

February 2nd 2018

Scientists have discovered that orcas can imitate human speech.

zmescience.com

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IKEA consumes 1% of the world’s supply of wood and 1% of its cotton.

ikea.com

ikea.com

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The 41 detainees at Guantanamo Bay cost the US taxpayer $440 million a year.

theguardian.com

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Australian researchers have discovered that eucalyptus trees react to heat waves by sweating.

newatlas.com

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US scientists have found a way to switch off the part of a mouse’s brain that makes it anxious.

newatlas.com

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Nigeria has fielded the first African bobsled team.

nytimes.com