Category Archives: By the numbers

It’s Wright Brothers Day!

In honor of Wright Brothers Day, here are some interesting facts about Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Eisenhower Interstate

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies. Source: Carnigie Mellon University

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Psychiatrists: Men and Women

“Women are 37% more likely to go to a psychiatrist than men are.” Source: Carnigie Mellon University

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The Blue Lobster

“1 in 5,000 north Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue.” Source: Carnigie Mellon University

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3 Quarters, 4 Dimes, and 4 Pennies…

“If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.” Source: Carnigie Mellon University

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Top Ten States for Thanksgiving Cooking Fires

Top Ten States for Thanksgiving Cooking Fires   According to State Farm statistics gathered over the last five years the top ten states for Thanksgiving related cooking fires are: Texas Illinois New York Ohio Florida California Louisiana Pennsylvania Minnesota South … Continue reading

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