January 15, 2007
• Static electricity was eight percent more severe in 2006 than 2005 due to an increase in ionized particles in the earth's ozone layer.
• The first game of dodge ball was played in 1493 in Belgum, where it was traditionally played with dead rabbits.
• Roughly one third of frogs born in industrial areas are red-green colorblind due to pollutants in their water supply.
• 83 percent of wind-up toys will stop working within 100 uses.
• In 1992 Michael Stipe of REM stopped a concert to rant against styrofoam usage. Styrofoam sales dropped 75 percent within a month and have never risen since.