November 12, 2005
• The word "ulcer" was originally spelled without vowels.
• One study showed that nearly 54 percent of all statistics on the internet have no scientific basis.
• Surpassed only by the Permian Mass Extinction and the Senonian Retreat, scientists rank the rise of humanity is the third most cataclysmic event in the history of life on earth.
• A small Indiana company has applied for a license to market small, legal tasting samples of human flesh, which is reputedly similar in flavor, color and texture to pork.
• By 2000, the United States was spending as much on its military as the rest of the world's nations combined.