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: 114

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2,400 Number of sunken ships in the Bering Sea off of Western Alaska
(Source:Modern Marvels TV Show: Dated: Mar 2016)

20,000 Number of button batteries ingested by children in the US between 1997 and 2010.
(Source:ABC News: Dated: Mar 2016)

300 Millions of golf balls that are lost every year in the United States
(Source:wiseGeek : Dated: Jul 2015)

300 Millions of golf balls lost every year in the United States
( : Dated: Jul 2016)

300,000 Number of barrels of waste water pumped into the ground in Colorado each month.
(Source:CBS morning news: Dated: Jun 2015)

30 Number children (mostly under 2) who died in 2014 when left/locked in a car while adults went shopping.
(Source:CBS Morning News: Dated: May 2016)

675,000 Number of U.S. dollars that was collected by TSA agents at U.S. airports in 2014 in the form of spare change from travelers.
(Source:CBS Morning News: Dated: Apr 2015)

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

1,141 Number of people killed in wrong way driving vehicle collisions in the United States in 2014
(Source:CBS News: Dated: Mar 2015)

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