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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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9 Millions of Americans that bought special occasion cards for their pets in 2017.
(Source:Westminster Dog Show: Dated: Feb 2018)


31 Number of megacities (10 million + population) in the world. Going to 41 by 2030
(Source:National Geographic - Bloomberg article. Feb 2018: Dated: Feb 2018)


70 Number of laptops left behind in 2 months at a New Jersey Airport. Humm, 10 busiest US airports, year round = ~ 4,200 laptops a year??? Wow
(Source:TSA security check point spokes person : Dated: Dec 2017)


781 Billion text messages sent in the US per month
(Source:Good Morning America, Dec, 2017: Dated: Dec 2017)


2,500 Number of active duty navy seals in the US Navy
(Source:NavySeals.com via Quora : Dated: Dec 2017)


1 Number of miles of highway lanes that have to be built to keep pace with new vehicles on the road.
(Source:Jim Turner, pure guess.: Dated: Oct 2017)


2,000 Number of unexploded WWII bombs discovered in Germany every year.
(Source:CNN news: Dated: Sep 2017)


60,000 $$ Money spent by US Secret Service on golf cart rentals in 1st 8 Months of the Trump Presidency to protect the President at both his resorts.
(Source:Time Magazine,: Dated: Sep 2017)


4 Number of US Navy warship collisions in 2017. Left 10 sailors unaccounted for.
(Source:Time Magazine,: Dated: Sep 2017)



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