February 27, 2006
• Nationwide an estimated annual savings of 9300 man-hours and $130,000 worth of ink could be gained if dates were written without extraneous 0's (2/27/6, for example, instead of 2/27/06). [more]
• In 1923, Russell Stover created the fruit flavored creme truffle as a cost-saving filler for boxes of assorted chocolates.
• An average ink-jet printer will use $566 in ink over its four year life span, at an overall cost of 92¢ per 4x6 inch print.
• The International Olympic Committee has signalled a "strong commitment" to the admission of BMX bicycle racing to the 2012 Olympics.