June 22, 2005
• Although it is now believed that Seattle gained its name “The Emerald City” from its evergreen landscape in actuality its cityscape was the inspiration for the set for The Wizard of Oz.
• Recent studies have shown that the music of Ashlee Simpson is as beneficial to children’s cognitive development as Mozart.
• Although each household owns on average four remote controls, at any given moment individuals on average can only find two.
• It is predicted that by 2050 soccer will be “America’s favorite pastime.”
• Previous to the dawn of compressed audio technology the average household owned approximately 50 hours of music, now the average household owns approximately 2500 hours.