Fun Facts

The Chinese character for “crisis” represents both “danger” and “opportunity.” (From David Batstone‘s WAG newsletter and confirmed by Peter Yim.)    (JQD)

And from Greg Aharonian‘s September 7 Internet Patent News Service:    (JQE)

Weird statistic (Fortune, 5 Sept., page 42 article): The weight of a mattress will double every ten years because of dead mites inside that had fed on the skin cells you shed while sleeping.    (JQF)

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