FACTS OF THE DAY

February 27th 2018

Donald Trump’s tax reforms have made Warren Buffet (the world’s third richest man) $29 billion richer.

qz.com

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There is a level of income called the ‘satiation point’, after which more money doesn’t make people any happier. In Western Europe, this is $100,000 a year.

qz.com

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Norway has won so many cross-country skiing medals since 2011 that television viewing figures for the sport in Europe have fallen by 40%.

nytimes.com

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Millennials are set to become fattest generation of Britons in history, with 70% on course to be dangerously overweight before they reach middle age.

theguardian.com

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Scientists are studying the colour-changing mechanisms of squid and other cephalopods in a bid to produce intelligent camouflage for soldiers.

newatlas.com

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Kurri Kurri, the small town in New South Wales that claims to have invented the mullet hairstyle, has just celebrated its inaugural Mulletfest.

reuters.com