December 2, 2004
• 7 Native American tribes, 13 African tribes, and 2 Asian tribes had myths predicting that the end of the world would be between 2005 and 2015.
• The information lost in the burning of the Great Library of Alexandria would fit on one DVD.
• Over half of the calories consumed worldwide come from rice.
• Bottled water costs 200 times as much as tap water per gallon.
• In the United States, there are more employed video game programmers than there are policemen.