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.

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910 Metric tons on cocaine illegally smuggled into the US from Columbian drug cartels in 2016.
(Source:Popular Mechanics Magazine, May 2018 : Dated: May 2018)

400 Average number of pens the typical American home has somewhere in the house
(Source:pure guess. Please update if you have good number.: Dated: Apr 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)

15,000 Number of people killed every year on India's train tracks. 6000 on Mumbai's tracks alone. Collisions, derailing; falling off trains, walking on tracks, etc.
(Source:The Telegraph : Dated: Feb 2012)

5 Number of train crossing vehicle/train collisions on average everyday in the USA.
(Source:USA Today. : Dated: Mar 2018)

50 miles long.. the length of all Anheuser-Busch deliver trucks lined up on any one day in the US.
(Source:Popular Mechanics: Dated: Mar 2018)

120 Million Dollars $ spend by Anheuser-Busch on fueling their fleet in 2017.
(Source:Popular Mechanics,: Dated: Mar 2018)

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)

10 Percentage of Americans who rent off site storage to store their stuff in 2009
(Source:New York Times Magazine : Dated: Sep 2011)

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