January 3, 2007
• Each year, American drivers use three billion gallons of gas idling in driveways and parking spots.
• Potato chip makers have out-performed every other sector of the snack food industry in yearly growth since 1932.
• A Harvard English professor's survey of blogs showed that Mark Twain was misquoted twice as often as Winston Churchill, but only half as often as George Orwell.
• Recycled glass bottles are boiled at 310 degrees Fahrenheit to remove their labels.
• In 1963, the USSR spent $2 million funding a South African communist party which had only 10 members.