March 13, 2007

By the Numbers

There are 1,670,000 entries in the English Wikipedia. One professor is having his students strengthen that number and learn something in the process.

A population of 3,000 bonobos was recently found in the Congo bring the world population to about 10,000 individuals.

100 percent of Americans support the use of DNA evidence in the court room; only 50 percent support the use of DNA evidence in evolutionary theory.

Have you seen the 2007 Hooter's calendar (it's not what you think)?

20,000 big nerve cells get this model invertebrate through the day; it takes about 100 billion for us.

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