February 6, 2011
• One major US network regularly refers to 40th President of the United State Ronald Reagan as "Saint Ronald" in internal memos.
• Ronald Reagan stopped wearing spurs while horseback riding after receiving a letter of complaint from PETA
• In his eight years as President, Ronald Reagan cleared approximately six times more brush from his ranch than George W. Bush from the his respective ranch despite logging one third the amount of vacation days and being much older than Bush when he entered office.
• The makers of Grecian Formula offered Ronald Reagan $1 million to endorse their product.
• Ronald Reagan spent more time on the back of a horse than any president after Theodore Roosevelt.
February 11, 2011
• Approximately three percent of registered Tea Party members joined because they thought they were becoming members of an organization related to golf tees.
• As of the end of 2010, there were at least nine countries in which public flatulence was illegal. Penalties for violating the statute ranged from the equivalent of a 50 cent (US) fine to public flogging of naked buttocks to 90 days in jail.
• For the average worker in Manhattan, the average wait time for an elevator car to arrive increased 6 percent between December 1, 2010 and January 31, 2011.
• When he was in his thirties, Hosni Mubarak averaged 18 speeding tickets per year. There is no record he ever paid a fine for any of them.
• Citizens of Florence, Italy, have the highest per capita consumption of tripe in the world.