March 21, 2006
• Orthodox vegans typically spend only coins since U.S. paper currency has animal oils in the ink and a credit card's plastic is manufactured with animal fats.
• Jaleel White, who played Steve Urkel on the hit '90s comedy Family Matters, scored a perfect 1600 on his college SAT.
• The Korean phrase for "CD-ROM" literally means "sex place," apparently a mistaken translation from the phonetically-similar "seedy room."
• According to a recent article in Nature that detailed MRI testing while subjects took an intelligence test, the old adage seems correct: people of average intelligence used 10.6 percent of their brains. People with an IQ of 130 or above used 14.2 percent. No testing was done with other groups.
• In 2005, Germans bought more copies of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf than Americans did of Bill Clinton's My Life.