FACTS OF THE DAY

11th April 2018

Puffins’ beaks glow under ultraviolet light.

zmescience.com

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Britons eat six billion packets of crisps a year.

theguardian.com

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A man in China is building a full-scale replica Airbus A320.

reuters.com

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L. Frank Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz, predicted the smartphone in 1926.

kottke.org

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Gardone Val Trompia, a small town in the Italian Alps, makes 40% of the worlds small arms – in 2016, it sent 395,000 guns to the US alone.

politico.eu

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Facebook’s largest Black Lives Matter page, with twice the followers of the official one, was run by a white Australian who kept $100,000 in donations.

qz.com