FACTS OF THE DAY

March 9th 2018

As global temperatures rise, flowers are emitting less scent.

onlinelibrary.wiley.com

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New research has shown that dogs actually like the silly, high-pitched voice their owners use to talk to them.

zmescience.com

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Scientists at the University of Alberta have spent seven years working out that human urine contains 3,079 different chemical compounds.

livescience.com

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Ed Sheeran’s third album outsold every video game and DVD/Blu-ray release in the world last year.

officialcharts.com

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The world’s most expensive perfume is Clive Christian No 1 Passant Guardant. It costs $143,000 for 30ml and comes in a flask studded with 2,000 diamonds.

lux-review.com

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Surplus weapons left over from the civil war in Yugoslavia – including AK47s and hand grenades – are being sold to gangs in Sweden.

nytimes.com