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Average percentage by which an amateur stock website’s forecast was incorrect: 21

Average percentage by which an amateur stock website’s forecast was incorrect: 21

Average monthly viewership of NakedNews.com, a Canadian website whose anchors strip while reading the news: 6,000,000

Average monthly viewership of NakedNews.com, a Canadian website whose anchors strip while reading the news: 6,000,000

Last date the “community right to know” database on hazardous substances was available on the EPA’s website: 9/20/01

Last date the “community right to know” database on hazardous substances was available on the EPA’s website: 9/20/01

Price a Las Vegas filmmaker charges through his website for a film of homeless men fighting each other: $19.95

Price a Las Vegas filmmaker charges through his website for a film of homeless men fighting each other: $19.95

Number of copies he claims to have sold so far: 275,000

Number of copies he claims to have sold so far: 275,000

Months after Ohio’s Flesh Public Library installed Internet filters in 2000 that the filters blocked its own website: 12

Months after Ohio’s Flesh Public Library installed Internet filters in 2000 that the filters blocked its own website: 12

Number of publications on women’s rights that the Labor Department has removed from its website since 1999: 25

Number of publications on women’s rights that the Labor Department has removed from its website since 1999: 25

Number of Danish graduate students who last December released a copyright-free recipe for an “open-source beer‚”: 15

Number of Danish graduate students who last December released a copyright-free recipe for an “open-source beer‚”: 15

Number of times the website has been accessed so far: 133,000

Number of times the website has been accessed so far: 133,000

Estimated number of pro-terrorism websites worldwide in 1998 and today, respectively: 12, 4,700

Estimated number of pro-terrorism websites worldwide in 1998 and today, respectively: 12, 4,700

Number of erotic Harry Potter fan-fiction stories posted on a website run by an Illinois woman: 1,750

Number of erotic Harry Potter fan-fiction stories posted on a website run by an Illinois woman: 1,750

Average number of hits the site receives each day: 198,000

Average number of hits the site receives each day: 198,000

Number of half-siblings who have found each other on a website for children of anonymous sperm donors: 1,316

Number of half-siblings who have found each other on a website for children of anonymous sperm donors: 1,316

Greatest number of them who have the same father: 21

Greatest number of them who have the same father: 21

Estimated number of fake blogs created every day by websites to improve their rankings in search-engine results: 6,750

Estimated number of fake blogs created every day by websites to improve their rankings in search-engine results: 6,750

Number of books that Art Garfunkel has read since June 1968, according to a comprehensive list on his website: 948

Number of books that Art Garfunkel has read since June 1968, according to a comprehensive list on his website: 948

Minimum number of hits received each month by the GM website Hummerkids.com: 40,000

Minimum number of hits received each month by the GM website Hummerkids.com: 40,000

Number of postings by the U.S. State Department’s “digital outreach team‚” on Arabic websites this year: 490

Number of postings by the U.S. State Department’s “digital outreach team‚” on Arabic websites this year: 490

Minimum number of world nations that had government websites taken over by cybersquatters last year: 3

Minimum number of world nations that had government websites taken over by cybersquatters last year: 3

Number of different e-cards that a nonprofit website offers for informing sexual partners of their exposure to an STD: 7

Number of different e-cards that a nonprofit website offers for informing sexual partners of their exposure to an STD: 7

Ratio of the number of scabies cards sent so far to the number of chlamydia cards: 2:1

Ratio of the number of scabies cards sent so far to the number of chlamydia cards: 2:1

Chance that a result on an Internet search relating to suicide will be an anti-suicide website: 1 in 8

Chance that a result on an Internet search relating to suicide will be an anti-suicide website: 1 in 8

Chance it will be a site offering pro-suicide advice or suggesting methods: 1 in 5

Chance it will be a site offering pro-suicide advice or suggesting methods: 1 in 5

Amount that Paris Hilton’s parents have donated to John McCain’s campaign: $4,600

Amount that Paris Hilton’s parents have donated to John McCain’s campaign: $4,600

Amount the co-founder of the gay dating website Manhunt has: $2,300

Amount the co-founder of the gay dating website Manhunt has: $2,300

Months, beginning in 2001, that the federal government’s online condom fact sheet disappeared from its website: 17

Months, beginning in 2001, that the federal government’s online condom fact sheet disappeared from its website: 17

Percentage change in the fourth quarter of 2008 in the number of new websites created worldwide: ???12

Percentage change in the fourth quarter of 2008 in the number of new websites created worldwide: ???12

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