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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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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)


300 Number of low bridges hit by tall trucks in the U.S. in 2013
(Source:National News TV: Dated: Mar 2015)


93,000 Number of commercial airline flights world wide per day.
(Source:Morning news show: Dated: Mar 2015)


945 Number of people hit by trains in the US in 2014. 500 were killed.
(Source:Channel 7 news Denver,: Dated: Mar 2015)


607,380 Number of bridges in the United States
(Source:National Bridge Inventory : Dated: Mar 2015)



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