October 21, 2005
• "Bowdacious" is a corruption of Beau d'Alicias, the name of a French revolutionary feminist.
• In March 2004, Welsh scientists reported that 250,000,000 year old bacteria have survived within salt crystals found beneath Madagascar.
• Gertrude Stein's niece is the godmother of Laura Bush's cousin twice removed.
• Each second, humanity exudes 2500 gallons of sweat.
• The great 20th century photographer Alfred Stieglitz invented an early prototype of the "pooper scooper".