August 21, 2005
• The average number of spam emails any given email account receives in a day has quadrupled since this time last year.
• Experts estimate that 58 percent of the traffic on the internet is made up of illegally shared files.
• Traditionally a garden gnome in someone's front lawn was meant to signify the home was willing to host travelers gratis.
• The American Psychological Association issued an alert to members stating that the growing popularity of psychics is hurting the profitability of psychiatry as a profession.
• Robert's Rules of Order, a procedure for conducting meetings, are used by 43,000 different organizations in the U.S. on a daily basis.