Wednesday, February 21, 2007


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


At Wednesday, February 21, 2007 9:14:00 AM , Blogger Annoyed said...

Interesting stuff...

That part about MLK is scary

At Wednesday, February 21, 2007 9:28:00 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wonder what else they find traces of on any currency?


At Wednesday, February 21, 2007 12:38:00 PM , Blogger Annoyed said...


Shoot me an email.... I've got another submission for "forgotten Disc fridays" for you.

I've foget how long they take to write!

At Thursday, February 22, 2007 8:40:00 AM , Blogger Jocular Schlemiel said...

Don't you drive a 91 accord?

At Thursday, February 22, 2007 8:54:00 AM , Blogger March to the Sea said...

joc. we are a honda family for sure..but 98 is as old as we roll!


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