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Did You Know ... April 11, 2017

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know ... April 11, 2017

Did You Know … Marmite may increase brain power and help protect against dementia? A study by York University found Marmite’s high concentration of vitamin B12 may help regulate brain activity.

Did You Know … scientists at Trinity College have invented a technology that could enable your milk carton to send you a text message? The researchers have developed printed transistors, which could be attached to product labels to alert customers of changes in temperature, sell-by-date, or emptiness.

Did You Know … the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Bill English, has faced online outrage after sharing a selfie of tinned spaghetti on pizza? “Sorry Bill, any man who puts spaghetti on a pizza is not fit to run my country, you cannot count on my vote come election time,” stated one internet critic.

Did You Know … a dog-lover has been ordered to pay compensation after attacking a Lidl security guard? The guard refused to allow the man’s dog entry to the store, resulting in the confrontation. A court case ruled in the Lidl security guard’s favour.

Did You Know … Waitress is to begin exporting English wine to China? The British retailer offers a range of over 100 English and Welsh wines, and is now to export four sparkling wines from Sussex, West Sussex, Cornwall and Hampshire to China through the online marketplace, Alibaba.


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