August 10, 2005
• The air pressure inside a ping pong ball is twice the typical sea-level pressure. This is to make it more difficult to crush.
• Pancakes are eaten monthly by 54 percent of the population, and sausages by 44 percent, but only 6 percent eat both in the same month.
• Over 1400 US corporate offices still use dial-up 56K modems.
• Portugal is the only country in Europe without meteorite craters.
• If eaten, the flesh of a pear is poisonous to skunks and badgers.