December 15, 2004
• Due to security restrictions, the Secret Service does not allow the President to handle paper currency.
• After the release of the movie Shawshank Redemption prison escape attempts increased six percent.
• Dai Vernon was the only magician to ever discover the secret to one of Harry Houdini's magic tricks while Houdini was alive.
• Bats are the number one carrier of hepatitis C.
• The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown is banned from sale within the borders of the Vatican City.