Wed - January 25, 2006

Smartie 0176


12: The age of the youngest soldier to be killed in the U.S. civil war.

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Mon - January 23, 2006

Smartie 0175


106,808: The number of product placements in prime time shows on the four American television networks in 2005.

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Fri - January 20, 2006

Smartie 0174.3


33000: The average number of bacteria per square centimeter on a computer keyboard.

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Thu - January 19, 2006

Smartie 0174.2


350: The average number of bacteria per square centimeter on a home toilet seat.

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Wed - January 18, 2006

Smartie 0174.1


130: The average number of bacteria per square centimeter on a public toilet seat.

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Tue - January 17, 2006

Smartie 0173


2509: The number of public libraries that reviled "robber baron" Andrew Carnegie built and paid for during his lifetime.

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Mon - January 16, 2006

Smartie 0172


2: The percentage of New Mexico that Ted Turner owns.

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Fri - January 13, 2006

Smartie 0171


410: The number of grams of botulism bacteria needed to kill every person on earth.

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Wed - January 11, 2006

Smartie 0170


32: The number of kilometers from home that drunk drivers in Turkey are dropped off and made to walk back.

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Tue - January 10, 2006

Smartie 0169


8: The number of email messages out of every 10 that are blocked by the AOL spam filters.

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Mon - January 9, 2006

Smartie 0168


1: The rank of Vanilla Ice's To The Extreme on the list of all-time greatest selling debut albums.

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Fri - January 6, 2006

Smartie 0167.2


19,786: The number of english words that can be spelled using only distinct symbols from the periodic table - ie: no repeats of symbols within a word.

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Thu - January 5, 2006

Smartie 0167.1


26,811: The number of english words that can be spelled using only the symbols from the periodic table.

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Wed - January 4, 2006

Smartie 0166.2


1: The rank of "Emily" in the list of the most popular names for girls born in the english-speaking world in 2005.

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Tue - January 3, 2006

Smartie 0166.1


1: The rank of "Jack" in the list of the most popular names for boys born in the english-speaking world in 2005.

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Mon - January 2, 2006

Smartie 0165


3: The number of video rental chains that have stopped offering Xbox 360 games because the hardware has an alignment problem that scratches discs.

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Fri - December 30, 2005

Smartie 0164


1920: The year that the United States Post Office made it illegal to send children through the mail.

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Thu - December 29, 2005

Smartie 0163


31: The percentage of the credit card industry's profits that come from late fees and other penalties.

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Mon - December 26, 2005

Smartie 0162.2


1: The rank of "Janet Jackson" in the most popular search terms on Google in 2005.

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Sun - December 25, 2005

Smartie 0162.1


2: The rank of "Hurricane Katrina" in the most popular search terms on Google in 2005.

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Wed - December 21, 2005

Smartie 0161


6.1: The advertising revenue in billions of dollars (U.S.) that Google will record in the 2005 calendar year.

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Mon - December 19, 2005

Smartie 0160


124: The number of noodle pieces in every can of Campbell's Chicken Noodle soup.

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Fri - December 16, 2005

Smartie 0159.2


80: The percentage of corporate revenue that Coca Cola Inc. earns from selling pop.

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Thu - December 15, 2005

Smartie 0159.1


20: The percentage of corporate revenue that PespiCo earns from selling pop.

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Wed - December 14, 2005

Smartie 0158


99.8: The percentage of the total mass in the solar system that is contained in the sun.

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Tue - December 13, 2005

Smartie 0157


0: The number of salivary glands that fish have.

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Mon - December 12, 2005

Smartie 0156


60: The number of bottles of beer that Richard Kral of Slovakia drank to generate enough urine to melt the snow that had trapped him in his car during a February snowstorm.

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Fri - December 9, 2005

Smartie 0156


2: The number of inches that Barbara Feldon was taller than Don Adams.

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Thu - December 8, 2005

Smartie 0155


350: The highest recorded weight of William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States, during his term of office.

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Wed - December 7, 2005

Smartie 0154


4: The number of families displaced by the Hurricane Katrina that Luc Robitaille and his wife have taken into their home.

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Tue - December 6, 2005

Smartie 0153


46,000: The dollars in the jackpot for the 50/50 draw at the 2005 Grey Cup game in Vancouver.

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Mon - December 5, 2005

Smartie 0152


68: The percentage of the humans who have lived past age 65 in the entire history of the world who are alive today.

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Sat - December 3, 2005

Smartie 151.2


25: The percentage of the world's air pollution that is generated in the United States.

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Fri - December 2, 2005

Smartie 151.1


5: The percentage of the world's population that resides in the United States.

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Thu - December 1, 2005

Smartie 0150


400: The number of people who received the first spam email, in 1978.

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Wed - November 30, 2005

Smartie 0149


320: The year that the pope decreed that Christmas would be celebrated on December 25th from that point forward.

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Tue - November 29, 2005

Smartie 0148


90: The number of different colours that LEGO bricks are manufactured in.

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Mon - November 28, 2005

Smartie 0147


800: The number of megabytes needed to store the entire DNA sequence of a human being.

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Sun - November 27, 2005

Smartie 0146


1: The number of diners that one bottle of wine was expected to serve with dinner when the "fifth" size was standardized 300 years ago.

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Fri - November 25, 2005

Smartie 0145


23: The minimum number of random people you need to gather in a room to achieve a 50% chance that two of them share the same birthday.

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Thu - November 24, 2005

Smartie 0144


2.1: The total retail sales in billions of dollars (U.S.) for NASCAR-licensed products in the United States in 2004.

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Wed - November 23, 2005

Smartie 0143


15.3 The time in seconds that Bobby Kempf of Roanoke, Virginia needed to eat 3 whole lemons - including seeds and rind.

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Sat - November 19, 2005

Smartie 0142


3: The number of Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings movies that are in the top 15 all-time box office leaders.

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Thu - November 17, 2005

Smartie 0141


303,970: The amount of change in U.S. dollars that passengers left in the little plastic trays at airport security checks in U.S. airports in 2003.

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Tue - November 15, 2005

Smartie 0140


568,200: The estimated minimum number of networks that contain at least one workstation or server infected by Sony's XCP spyware package.

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Smartie 0139


138: The number of "smarties" that have mysteriously disappeared into what ever black hole ate the "geekbacks". Hmmm.

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