Another Heap O' Facts from The Edge
Percentage of Britons who, in a new poll, said they believe in UFOs:
26

Percentage who said they believe in ghosts:
68

Percentage who said they believe in God:
55

Percentage who said they believe in the Loch Ness monster:
4

Percentage of Australians who say that occasionally getting drunk is "simply part of the Australian way of life":
58

Amount Americans spent last year on fantasy football:
$2,079,000,000

Price, from an online vendor, of a "Free Judith Miller" thong:
$9.99

Amount the late Pope John Paul II's 1975 powder-blue Ford Escort sold for at auction:
$680,000

Cost for a baby boy on eBay's Chinese subsidiary, Eachnet:
$3,450

Cost for a baby girl:
$1,603

Days after Hurricane Katrina hit that Dick Cheney's office ordered an electric company to restore power to two oil pipelines:
1

Days after the hurricane that the White House authorized sending federal troops to New Orleans:
4

Number of out-of-town men who posted to New Orleans' Craigslist site seeking evacuee women:
49

Number of women who posted for evacuee men:
4

Number of all beers consumed in the U.S. that are Budweisers:
1 in 5

Cost of an eight-hour course offered in Austria that teaches men how to iron:
$200

Number of calculations, per second, performed by the supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory:
280.6 trillion

Percentage of adults who sleepwalk:
5

Number of frowns it takes to make a permanent brow wrinkle:
200,000

Percentage of adults who admit to stealing candy from their kids' Halloween bags:
90

Annette, Wednesday, 11-9-05 12:09 PM
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