We did our weekly CNN Headline News segment this morning on rising gas prices, because there's almost nothing else in the news. And I know I posted a gas fact yesterday but here's an interesting fact to put the US gas consumption in perspective:

If California were a country it would consume more barrels of gasoline than any other foreign country. California by itself! The state consumes about 373 million barrels annually and the US as a whole consumes about 3 billion barrels.

But since today's Friday, let's think about happier things so here's a website with pictures of ponies. It helped me.