September 29, 2004
• The "Sunshine Commune" in southern Montana, with over 400 estimated residents, has not had contact with the outside world since the late 1950s.
• Excessive exposure to florescent light has been shown to cause skin cancer.
• A 1,000 square mile alder forest was found in Utah, in which each tree had identical genetic material and stemmed from the same root system.
• The distinctive smell of permanent markers comes from ether added to help make the ink longer-lasting.
• Birds do not have anal sphincters.