June 29, 2006
• The U.S. federal government has spent nearly 3 times more on Agent Orange litigation and medical payments to veterans than had been spent on the entire Vietnam War.
• New York City manhole covers weigh exactly 100 pounds.
• A watchdog group stated that, on average, a newly-connected telephone line will receive its first telemarketing call within the first 18 hours.
• "ACT" and "FACT" are the most commonly-used three- and four-letter acronyms.
• The San Francisco Cable Car National Landmark is the only national park, monument, or landmark that receives no federal funds and makes a profit.