March 16, 2008
• On a job interests profile filled out in her junior year, Paula Abdul listed dancer, dental hygenist, and mortician as her top three career choices.
• In the most recent US census, four people listed their occupation as "rubber band ball maker".
• The character "Mr Jones" in the Counting Crows song got his name because drummer Steve Bowman was drinking a Jones soda at the time they were writing the song.
• As recently as 2006, a small group of researchers at Lake Superior State University were denouncing the Internet as "a passing fad, not likely to last another ten years."
• A recent study performed by the Wisconsin State Police indicates that people who live in rural areas have 25 percent fewer snow-related accidents than those who live in urban areas.