July 31, 2008
• Among men graduating from college in 2005, 31.4 percent did not know how to tie a necktie.
• The average American male consumes 541 calories before noon; the average American female consumes 328 calories before noon.
• Twenty-four percent of Americans think the United Kingdom's currency is the Euro; twenty percent think France's currency is the Franc.
• The inks used in creating The Book of Kells make up 19.4 percent of the weight of the book.
• Between 1998 and 2005 the number of non-farm households in the United States that had compost piles increased by 1.47 percent.