January 1, 2007
• Gerald Ford's funeral is expected to cost local, state, and federal governments $56 million, half as much as Ronald Reagan's.
• Each year, from December 23rd to December 27th, Americans emit twenty times more carbon dioxide than they do during any other five day period.
• Over a lifetime, people who use loose-leaf tea strainers spend an extra two weeks making cups of tea over those who use teabags.
• The average short story is 3,232 words long.
• American mainstream media reporters covering online worlds such as Second Life outnumber those covering the country of Somolia.