April 15, 2005
• 47 percent of political advertisements on television feature smiling children.
• Paperclips were first manufactured for the US Army in 1915.
• An estimated 1.3 trillion pictures are taken each year.
• The average American home contains 6.7 books of matches.
• In October of 1922 a mob of over 200 elevator operators in New York City set fire to the first push button elevator factory, which they saw as a major threat to their livelihood.