FACTS OF THE DAY

10th April 2018

Newly built British homes are smaller and more cramped than at any time since the 1930s.

sky.com

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A new US survey has revealed that only 66% of 18-to-24-year-olds are confident the world is round.

livescience.com

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Elon Musk has found that electric cars are much harder and more expensive to build than reusable rockets: SpaceX has cost $1.7 billion and Tesla $12.5 billion.

qz.com

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Japanese women carry small speakers in their handbags that play water noises, so they don’t have to flush the loo to hide any sounds they make themselves.

techinasia.com

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Many philosophers now agree that chimpanzees should be treated as persons.

nytimes.com

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Bananas are healthier and more effective for cyclists than sports drinks.

nytimes.com