February 12, 2006
• To win a bet, composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) died standing upright.
• Biologically, zebras are black with white stripes, not white with black stripes.
• One species of slime mold occurs in more than five hundred distinct sexes.
• "Double harvest" enthusiasts aver that most foods retain up to 40 percent of their nutritional value on first passage through the alimentary canal.
• A recent analysis of the Bible found no fewer than ninety-seven jokes, riddles and puns.