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An American man broke a Guinness World Record by dining at 18 Michelin-starred restaurants in 24 hours. New Yorker Eric Finkelstein said the attempt took months of planning and working to align reservations. He spent a total $494 on food and believes the attempt caused him to consume about 5,000 calories in one day. “It combined my loves of eating interesting food, working towards a checklist, and working towards something silly,” he told UPI.
Great Bustard bounces back
The Great Bustard, which is classed as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s red list of threatened species, is successfully breeding again in Britain for the first time since 1872, said The Telegraph. The bird was hunted to extinction in Britain 150 years ago, but David Waters, head of the Great Bustard Group, said that 2022 marked the first time the population “has moved into being genuinely self-sustaining”.
Self-driving pram unveiled in Vegas
A self-driving pram is just one of the eye-opening products at the consumer tech world’s “annual jamboree”, said The Times. The smart stroller can drive itself “hands free” and has a “rock my baby” and white noise mode to send a baby to sleep. It comes with an equally eye-opening price tag of $3,300. Other items set to be unveiled at the CES conference in Las Vegas this week include a smart ring for women’s health and a TikTok fridge.
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