FACTS OF THE DAY

February 13th 2018

A team of US and Australian scientists has built a new desalination process that not only produces fresh drinking water but extracts lithium for use in batteries.

newatlas.com

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A state primary school in Tokyo’s fashionable Ginza district is introducing new uniforms designed by Armani at three times the price of the old ones.

reuters.com

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The Met Office has said that the bitterly cold weather forecast for the UK may cause mobile phones to stop working.

independent.co.uk

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A British company called Seedlip has become the first in the world to distil and market non-alcoholic spirits.

seedlipdrinks.com

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The Flat Earth Society says Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch is a hoax.

bigthink.com

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Neuroscientists now believe memory is the result of a virus.

bigthink.com