February 4, 2008
• Allen Funt, well-known creator of Candid Camera, invented the novelty item known as the round tuit.
• In the last 5 years, 17 people in the United States have been murdered specifically to steal the victim's lottery ticket. Only 8 of those were winning tickets, ranging from $2 to $1.6 million.
• According to the Census Bureau, there are at least 37 U.S. citizens that commute daily across the International Date Line.
• The U.S. Postal Service is involved in nearly half of all transactions where a dollar coin is used.
• Approximately two-thirds of earwax is made up of soap and shampoo residue.