April 24, 2006
• Home pregnancy tests are eight times more likely to give a false negative than a false positive.
• Residents of the Shanxi Sheng region of China consume the most sodium of any people in the world. The average person in this region consumes roughly 28 times more on a daily basis than an average American.
• Varicose veins are the second leading cause of skin cancer behind solar radiation.
• In Uganda, people touch each other's faces during conversation to display agreement.
• An average person will see 210,092 online banner ads each year, but will click on only 243.