FACTS OF THE DAY

26th April 2018

Scientists don't understand 99% of the human genome.

livescience.com

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There are fewer female Fortune 500 CEOs than there male ones named James.

nytimes.com

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Jeff Bezos is installing 25 bathrooms in his new home, a 27,000 square-foot former Museum that is the largest private house in Washington, D.C.

washingtonian.com

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Since a commercial passenger jet flies slower than the Earth’s rotation, planes travelling West forwards are technically travelling East backwards.

curiosity.com

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A Dutch company is manufacturing a new brand of sneakers called Gumshoe, using chewing gum scraped off the streets of Amsterdam.

theverge.com

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Los Angeles is spraying some of its streets white to reduce temperatures, at a cost of $40,000 a mile.

cbsnews.com