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The Surface Areas of Russia and Pluto Are Extremely Similar The Surface Areas of Russia and Pluto Are Extremely Similar
by Christine St. Pierre, Kali Swenson
And 25 other facts you should probably know.
Recycling One Aluminum Can Will Power a Laptop for More Than Five Hours Recycling One Aluminum Can Will Power a Laptop for More Than Five Hours
by Miles Becker, Christine St. Pierre
And other facts you should probably know.
There Are Still More Libraries Than McDonald’s Locations in the United States There Are Still More Libraries Than McDonald’s Locations in the United States
by Erika Lundahl, Rachael Stoeve
(and 24 other facts you should probably know).
6.5 Percent of All Humans Ever Born Are Still Alive Today 6.5 Percent of All Humans Ever Born Are Still Alive Today
by Katrina Rabeler, Chris Francis
(And 22 other facts you should probably know.)
The Page That Counts: Summer 2013 The Page That Counts: Summer 2013
Years it took for the human population to grow from 1 billion to 2 billion: 123. Years it took to grow from 6 billion to 7 billion: 12
The Page That Counts: Spring 2013 The Page That Counts: Spring 2013
Miles flown by a bar-tailed godwit in the longest nonstop bird migration ever recorded: 7,200. Miles flown in the world’s longest nonstop, non-refueled helicopter flight: 2,213.
The Page That Counts: Winter 2013 The Page That Counts: Winter 2013
Current national minimum wage for tipped workers: $2.13. 
Last time the national tipped minimum wage was raised: 1991.
The Page That Counts: Fall 2012 The Page That Counts: Fall 2012
Number of companies controlling 90 percent of the media in 1983: 50. In 2011? 6.
The Page That Counts: Summer 2012 The Page That Counts: Summer 2012
Percentage of world's fisheries that are fully exploited, overexploited, or collapsed: 85 ...
The Page That Counts: Spring 2012 The Page That Counts: Spring 2012
Estimated average student debt of 2011 college graduates: $27,200; Percentage of 2011 college graduates moving back into their parents’ house: 85.
The Page That Counts: Winter 2012 The Page That Counts: Winter 2012
Percentage of Muslim Americans who say military attacks on civilians are never justified: 78; Catholics: 39.
The Page That Counts: Fall 2011 The Page That Counts: Fall 2011
Percentage of McDonald’s job applicants hired as a result of the company’s National Hiring Day in April 2011: 6.2; Percentage of applicants accepted to Harvard for the class of 2015: 6.2 ...
The Page That Counts: Summer 2011 The Page That Counts: Summer 2011
Bank of America’s 2009 pre-tax income: $4.4 billion; amount Bank of America paid in taxes in 2009: $0 ...
The Page That Counts: Spring 2011 The Page That Counts: Spring 2011
by Caitlin Battersby
Amount of real money Jon Jacobs received for virtual online real estate: $635,000. Average price of a home in the U.S.: $170,600.
The Page That Counts :: Winter 2011 The Page That Counts :: Winter 2011
by Alyssa Johnson
Number of billionaires in the world: 1,011; Percentage of billionaires living in the U.S.: 40; Number of U.S. billionaires and near-billionaires pledging at least 50 percent of their wealth to charity: 40
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