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28 February 2004
- ...that Clare Boothe Luce's play The Women has been made into a movie twice, and revived on Broadway several times?
- ...that in electrical engineering, a Smith chart is a common way of graphing the amount of a signal reflected by a telephone line?
- ...that the Thue-Morse sequence has applications in number theory, combinatorics, differential geometry and chess?
- ...Belgian artist Henry Van de Velde was one of the leading representatives of the Art Nouveau movement?
27 February 2004
- ...that the Wisconsin State Capitol burned nearly to the ground on February 26, 1904?
- ...that there appears to be no localized consciousness in the human brain?
- ...that the Plymouth Council for New England was the joint stock company which organized the Plymouth Colony?
- ...that U.S. President LBJ once battered Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson over Canada's Vietnam War policy?
- ...that Kao Neaw, a Thai sticky rice dish, is often served with ripe mangos and coconut milk as Kao Neaw Mamuan?
26 February 2004
- ...that Raisa Gorbacheva is buried in Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow's third-most popular tourist destination?
- ...about Swedish neutrality during World War II?
25 February 2004
- ...that in 1916, Berlin, Ontario changed its name to Kitchener due to World War I-era anti-German sentiment?
24 February 2004
- ...that the Tokyo Monorail, which travels at speeds of up to 80 kph, was constructed to coincide with the 1964 Summer Olympics?
- ...that jumping plant lice and aphids are considered to be the "primitive" group within the Hemiptera order of true bugs?
- ...that in 1971, Pakistani writer Eqbal Ahmad was indicted on charges of conspiracy to kidnap Henry Kissinger?
23 February 2004
- ...that a pencil sharpener "is a device for sharpening a pencil's point by shaving the end of the pencil"? Well, all right, you probably did.