Month: January 2003
217 of 3988 people reported missing in
217 of 3988 people reported missing in Alaska in 2002 are still missing, out of an approximate population of 644,000.
31 is the number
31 is the number of Federal judges previously refused confirmation by the Democrat-controlled Senate which have been re-nominated by President Bush for approval by the new Republican-controlled Senate.
57 percent of Peruvians surveyed said they thought the word
57 percent of Peruvians surveyed said they thought the word coima—Spanish slang for the money that changes hands to avoid a traffic ticket or speed up paperwork—had no negative connotation, and 33 percent defined it as
20 percent of reported crime violations
20 percent of reported crime violations unrelated to traffic lead to arrests in Japan. Until the Eighties, the number was near 60 percent.
48 percent of Latinos in America described themselves as white in the 2000 census. Two percent described themselves as black. Some indicated in the margins they were Aztec, Mayan or Indian.
Juglone, secreted by the roo
Juglone, secreted by the roots of black walnut (Juglans nigra) and butternut (Juglans cinerea) trees, inhibits the growth of or kills many other plants growing in the trees’ root zone, an effect known as “walnut wilt” or “allelopathy.”