Sunday, March 9, 2008

The Toronto Star's 10 Things We Learned This Week

Some of the things we learned this week, according to the Toronto Star's weekly feature "10 Things We Learned This Week" includes:

Merely listening to someone on a cellphone "reduces by 37 per cent the amount of brain activity associated with driving.

"Nike's famous swoosh logo cost the company $35 in 1971. Twelve years later, designer Carolyn Davidson was more appropriately compensated with "an unspecified quantity of Nike stock."

Barbara Millicent Roberts – a.k.a. Barbie – came into the world on this day in 1959, when she made her debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York. Happy 49th, doll

Read the story here.

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