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We never cease to be amazed at some of the numbers out there in our every day world. We so often take things for granted or are outright oblivious to the size of our world until things are brought into perspective when we hear about a number.

To that end, this website was created to shine a light on these numbers.

Current # of Records: 128

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100 Number people who die each winter shoveling snow in the United States
(Source:ABC Morning News: Dated: Jan 2015)


101,000 Number of children in forster care in the U.S. in 2014
(Source:CBS News: Dated: Jan 2015)


50,000 Number of storage facilities in the US, enough space for every man, woman and child in the US to stand under the total canopy of storage roofing.
(Source:Self Storage Association Library : Dated: Jan 2015)


549 Number of species of edible insects in Mexico
(Source:Popular Science Magazine: Dated: Dec 2014)


2 Billions of dollars Facebook paid to acquire Oculus VR
(Source:Popular Science, Dec 2014: Dated: Dec 2014)


270,000 Number of tons of plastic floating in worlds oceans, enough to fill 40,000 garbage trucks
(Source:CBS Morning News: Dated: Dec 2014)


18,000 Number of horses that die (killed) each year on horse racing tracks across the U.S.
(Source:horseracingkills.com website: Dated: Dec 2014)


800,000 Number of apps that Android and iOS both claim have been written for each of their smart devices.
(Source:techland.time.com: Dated: Dec 2014)


3,500 Number of college athletes who will graduate this year with less than a 5th grade education.
(Source:Pure guess, JT: Dated: Dec 2014)



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