FACTS OF THE DAY

29th May 2018

To get round Saudi Arabia’s milk embargo, Qatar is importing 14,000 cows.

economist.com

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The oldest known dandruff has been discovered by Irish scientists on a 125 million-year-old Chinese dinosaur.

livescience.com

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There were twice as many attacks by Somali pirates in 2017 as in 2016 and more than three times as many as in 2015.

qz.com

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The people of Turkmenistan have been warned not to use sheets of newspaper with pictures of the President on to wipe their bottoms with.

bbc.co.uk

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Mexicans have a constitutional right to buy a gun but there is only one gun shop in Mexico and it is not allowed to tell people it exists.

dailymail.co.uk

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NASA has devised a machine for the International Space Station to produce the coldest spot in the Universe, 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space.

livescience.com