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American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad in first class.
There are 100 million internet users in China. Some of the sites they can't access are BBC news, Amnesty International and
The original name of Bank of America was Bank of Italy.
Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England, but only in tropical fish stores.
If the entire population of earth was reduced to exactly 100 people,50% of the world's currency would be held by 6 people.
Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
Members of the armed forces and the police cannot vote in the Dominican Republic.
The Mall in Washington, D.C. is 1.4 times larger than Vatican City.
The ten most generous governments (relative to GDP) are all in Europe.
72% of people in Mali earn less than $1 per day.
More than 20% of the votes in the 2001 elections in Argentina were invalid.
You can be imprisoned for not voting in Fiji, Chile and Egypt - at least in theory.
Former enemies, America and Russia now have a great deal in common - they both lead the world in locking people up.
The word "politics" describes the process so well: "Poli" in Latin meaning "many" and "tics" meaning "bloodsucking creatures."
Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Dostoyevsky were all epileptics (aka brain disorder).
The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
The highest publicly reported amount of money paid for a domain name is $7.5 million! Paid for
A single individual, Dr. Lieven P. Van Neste, owns over 200,000 domain names!
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