Friday, May 2, 2008

It can be a gamble to invest in alternative energy ("We're Eating More Beets")

I liked the headline.
The story is here. It's basic straightforward stuff.
I wish they had done it "We're eating more beets!" style.*

07/02/2001 - Updated 12:07 AM ET

Source: Lundberg Survey, AAA

06/07/2001 - Updated 04:23 PM ET

Source: MSN Carpoint

Driving habits

Although U.S. gas prices have risen to $1.76 per gallon,
according to the latest Lundberg Survey, only 28% of
drivers say they are driving less.

07/12/00- Updated 07:25 PM ET

Source: The Beer Institute

Consuming alcohol

The average amount of beer consumed per person per year in the U.S. is 22 gallons, or 235 bottles.

*When USA Today was young Gary Trudeau poked fun at Mr. Neuharth's baby with some Doonesbury strips in the form of USAT's "Snapshot" pictographs. The strips can be found in the book of the same name: