FACTS OF THE DAY

1st June 2018

Scientists in Leeds have produced non-toxic hair dye using blackcurrant skins left over from making Ribena.

bbc.co.uk

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A six-foot boa constrictor reported to be on the loose in New York has been found asleep under its owner’s sink.

apnews.com

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A US televangelist has asked his followers to help him buy a new private jet so he can spread the Gospel faster and because ‘Jesus wouldn’t be riding a donkey’.

bbc.co.uk

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In response to Roseanne Barr blaming her behaviour on a brand of sedative, the company that makes it has said none of its products cause racism as a side-effect.

theguardian.com

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By analysing the chemistry of popular wines, a Denver company called Replica makes almost undetectable imitations of the real thing for a little as half price.

wired.com

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A brewery in Florida has produced six-pack rings made of barley and wheat that are not only fully biodegradable but also feed fish and turtles.

wsvn.com