By Alana Stroud
The number of people who are victims of Identity Theft every day. Arizona has the most identity theft cases of any state.
The TOP 5 Richest People in 2008
1. Warren Buffet (stocks and investments)
2. Carlos Slim Helu (Mexican telecom mogul)
3. William Gates III (Windows and more)
4. Lakshmi Mittal (world’s largest steelmaker–India)
5. Mukesh Ambani (petrochemicals giant, Reliance Industries–India)
The fear of number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia, with triskaideka meaning thirteen in Greek. The word was coined in 1911.
2008 was Arizona’s 14th wettest year, with the most rainfall since 1998.
“It’s not based on any particular data point–we just wanted to choose a really large number.” – a Treasury Department spokeswoman explaining how the $700 billion number was chosen for the initial bailout, quoted on Forbes.com, Sept. 23.
While not everyone in America is on Facebook (just over 8% of the adult population is, including almost 47% of Washington, D.C.), Facebook users are representative of a very important young, educated, and connected demographic.
This Web site features every hoax that you’ve ever fallen for. Read through them to see which are fact and which are merely myth.
Top-grossing movies of 2008
1. United States – The Dark Knight
2. Japan – Ponyo on a Cliff
3. United Kingdom – Mamma Mia!
Monopoly was invented during the 1934 Depression and at first was rejected by Parker Brothers because of some errors in design. Street names in Monopoly were originally taken from Atlantic City, New Jersey. It is estimated that Monopoly has been sold 250 million times throughout the world.
The Great Wall of China
It is a common mistake to say that The Great Wall of China is visible from outer space. It is too thin to be noticed from such a great distance. Only two man-made structures are visible from space: The Pyramids of Giza and the Hoover Dam.