March 27, 2006
• The value of goods traded on eBay is larger than the gross national product of Denmark.
• President Gerald Ford's novel Marine-One was largely based on his experiences during World War II. It later become the basis for the 1998 Steven Spielberg film Saving Private Ryan.
• Since the moon's gravity is only one-sixth that of Earth's, it is possible to jump 36 (six squared) times higher there.
• Don McLean has reportedly written a lengthy note explaining the meaning of his song "American Pie", which is to be published following his death.
• The latest fad for Japanese schoolgirls is leaving the tags on their new clothes, including the price tag. They can even buy "tag protectors" for about 2300 Yen (about $3.75) to cover the tags when washing their garments.