February 19, 2008
• In Montana, any trash receptacle with a capacity less than one gallon cannot be marketed as a "trash can", only as a "waste basket". In 2003, retail-giant Wal*Mart was fined $15,000 for willful violation of this law.
• A first class letter mailed from New York, NY, to Los Angeles, CA, will be touched by, on average, only four people.
• Americans consume more food on Tuesday than any other day of the week.
• While many are aware that cats and dogs are natural enemies, few are aware of nature's other long standing feuds: turtles and mongooses; barn owls and honey bees; roadrunners and rattlesnakes; and swordfish and stingrays.
• Worldwide, more data are downloaded to end-users through wireless Internet connections than through their wired counterparts.