FACTS OF THE DAY

25th May 2018

10,000 bitcoins, worth $30 dollars in 2010, are worth $82 million today.

qz.com

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A new study has found that trees seem to have a heartbeat that pumps fluid round their body.

curiosity.com

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A team of US geochemists and space scientists has suggested that Pluto may be formed of a billion comets clustered together.

zmescience.com

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A shipwreck found in the Caribbean in 2015 has been identified as the San José, a Spanish galleon lost in 1708 with a cargo of treasure worth up to $17 billion.

livescience.com

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Japanese train stations deter loitering and vandalism by emitting high-frequency ultrasonic noise that is inaudible to anyone over 25.

citylab.com

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Calming blue lights installed at the end of Japanese railway platforms have been shown to reduce the suicide rate at stations by 84%.

citylab.com