It’s been fifty years this week since Apollo 11 landed on the moon! Here’s 8 fascinating (oh, yes they are!) facts that you may or may not know related to the moon landing, or nine if you count this sentence.
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Conjoined twin girls who were joined at the head have been separated in ground-breaking surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Medical Science will now perform miraculous new surgery to conjoin President Donald Trump and PM-elect Boris Johnson to see if a single entity makes any more sense than the nonsensical constituent parts.
From today, the voice-assisted technology is automatically searching the official NHS website when UK users ask for health-related advice. Meaning that users are able to get a quick, free diagnosis from the plastic cylinder in their lounge that the unusual feeling in their stomach or in one of their limbs is most probably cancer and that they’d better start making funeral arrangements.
The system was meant to begin in April 2018 but was postponed until July this year, a deadline they are expected to miss. Despite the delays, morale appears to be up. People from other departments have volunteered their time to assist with the programme, proving the strongest teams are those that pull together.