March 22, 2006
• Grover Cleveland's most common gifts to White House visitors were sets of cufflinks engraved with his portrait.
• The total number of romance novels purchased in America in one year equaled the number of orgasms American women have each day.
• 0.04 percent of magazines are recycled into collages.
• In a sensory survey of household goods, the only smell participants consistently identified with feelings of "happiness" was packing tape.
• The NASA Commission on Xenoanthropology concluded in 1981 that the biggest barrier to contact with another civilization is likely the high rate at which technological cultures destroy themselves.