March 14, 2005
• Only 1.5 percent of every gallon of gasoline comes from prehistoric animal remains, the rest is derived from ancient plant matter.
• 24 percent of the Arab language satellite channel Al-Jazeera employees are native-born American citizens.
• Baseball caps are worn backwards 18.4 percent of the time.
• The average number of words in newspaper comic strips has fallen from 39 in 1896 to 11 in 2004.
• Ebay administrators remove an average of 114 listings each day from sellers offering fecal matter or urine.