Researchers in Dublin have found that 100% of all Irish currency they examined had traces of cocaine.
10% of US College students think that Martin Luther Kings famous "I have a dream" speech was made to advocate the abolition of slavery.
In 2005 51% of women did not live with a spouse, up from 35% in 1950. Most say this is due factors such as women marrying later, living with men out of wedlock, divorcing and not remarrying etc. (NYTimes)
The US devotes only 0.2% of its farm land to food grown without pesticides. Americans eat 42% of the worlds supply of organic food. (Wired)
20% of Americans have nicknames for their car. 30% think of them as either being male or female.
Apple has sold more than 2 billion songs off iTunes. That worked out to 5 million per day or 58 songs per second. (APress)
The most popular car to steal in the USA : The 1991 Honda Accord. A car is stolen in the US every 25 seconds. (Money)
Got a fat dog? Good news the FDA has approved a drug that will help obese dogs.
Of the 535 members of the House and Senate only 25 have come under fire in combat (Newsweek)
5% of Americans qualify as "Compulsive shoppers" (Money)
Reflecting the #1 New Years resolution the market share of the top 10 web suits in the diet category soared 57% in just a 24hr period (From 12/31 to 1/1) -NYTimes