December 17, 2004
• New Technology allows beekeepers to sedate their bees with carefully controlled sound waves instead of smoke.
• Although fire engines are red, recent studies have shown that purple is the most effective warning color for emergency vehicles.
• The tuba was invented by Igor Stravinsky for his "Firebird Suite."
• Bottled water is the fourth most popular bottled beverage.
• To prevent "mix ups" in delivery rooms many hospitals now tag newborns with a temporary barcode tattoo.