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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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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)


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)


10 Percentage of Americans who classify their marriage as "Very Happy" but have cheated on a spouse.
(Source:NORC University of Chicago, 2014: Dated: Sep 2014)


3,885 The number of Kepler exoplanet candidates the Allen Telescope Array scans, at 9 billion frequencies, for alien signals.
(Source:Popular Science, Sept 2014: Dated: Sep 2014)


186 The speed in miles per hour that Nissan's electric ZEOD RC reached using electric power while qualifying 24 hours of Le Mans endurance race.
(Source:Popular Science, Sept 2014: Dated: Oct 2016)


468 Number of vulnerabilities on the stock Android installation that cryptophone maker GSMX fixes on its version
(Source:Popular Science, Sept 2014: Dated: Oct 2014)


14 The number of tons, per week, of mild pain management prescriptions for patients leaving doctors and dentists offices around the world (written, filled and purchase) that are never used.
(Source:Pure guess, JT: Dated: Nov 2021)


3,035 Number of people living in San Francisco's homeless shelters in 2013
(Source:Popular Science, Dec 2014: Dated: Jan 2014)


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



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