FACTS OF THE DAY

17th May 2018

Because Sweden is going cashless, Swedish criminals have been reduced to stealing owls.

theatlantic.com

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The world’s latest and lightest drone is the size of an insect and flies by flapping its wings rather than by using rotors.

economist.com

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Scientists have managed to heat water to 100,000°C – 20 times hotter than the surface of the Sun – in less than a millionth of a millionth of a second.

zmescience.com

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A new company has produced a car air freshener called Elon’s Musk. They say it was either going to be that or a range of kitchen appliances called Tim Cooks.

elonsmusk.co

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Oil companies are dropping the words ‘oil’ and ‘gas’ from their names in order to attract ‘talented youngsters’ who don’t approve of fossil fuels.

qz.com

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Emotional support animals not allowed on American Airlines include spiders, snakes, ferrets, hedgehogs and animals with hooves (except miniature horses).

aa.com