By William Edward Hartpole Lecky
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Number of oranges we have to eat today to get as much Vitamin A as our grandparents got from eating one orange:8 30 Number of permanent adult teeth in a cat's mouth Number of people who grow their own food in cities around the world: 800 million Population of the USA: 290 million Number of fast food outlets to the USA: 3 0 0 , 0 0 0 (that's about one drive-thru to every 1,000 people) Percentage of the US male population that lives on a diet almost exclusively of beer and fast food s 54 Percentage of fresh foods that contain less calcium, iron and other vital minerals compared to 50 years ago: 80 Period over which the average British 10-year-old eats their own body weight to french fries: g m o n t h s Cloven calculator Thirteen of the most eminent scientists in Berlin became convinced in 1904 that the horse called Clever Hans was able to do complicated mathematical calculations — even fractions — and count out the answers with his hoof, even up to six decimal places.
They lend money they don't possess by creating a debt that has to be paid back — about two thirds of it for mortgages to buy homes. And if it isn't paid back, the bank must provide for it themselves. Money in Britain has been based on nothing but debt, and certainly not gold, since 1931. The US dollar was nominally linked to gold for another 40 years. It is one of those uncomfortable thoughts that can make accountants pretty jumpy. But then the world of money has always been strange, as these numbers show.
Another oddity is that, although everyone knows how many divorces there are, only 12 percent of married people thought they would ever get divorced. Does that mean people are deluded by love, or that love just makes them go on believing and trying in the most difficult circumstances? The numbers will never be able to tell us one way or the other. Length of time spent on odd jobs and do-it-yourself projects every day by the average man: 20 TTliTlll"t0S (compares with 8 minutes fo r the average woman) 36 Percentage of Americans between 2^-29 who have a t Teasrt one tattoo Length of time the average roman spends cooking and cashing up every d a y : 65 minutes Percentage of those who leave their spouses that then go on to marry the person they were having an affair with: 10 Percentage of divorced or separated Americans who believe marriage should be for life: 8 0 Number of slo ts on a roulette wheel 37 Can’t buy me love Can you put a price on happiness?