September 22, 2004
• One out of 10 Japanese men describe themselves as "addicted to horse racing."
• The American Tobacco Association spends more money on lobbying than the GDP of Denmark.
• Iowa comes from the Indian word "I'owha," meaning "tea kettle."
• Including the hard and soft palettes, the human tongue weighs over one pound.
• Ben Franklin made the first preliminary sketches of the light bulb.
• Harry Truman was the last U.S. president who smoked regularly.