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Average annual tax savings for members of the top 1 percent of earners under the Bush tax cuts

: $66,384

Number of members of Congress among the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans by net worth

: 57

Minimum amount by which Facebook is overvalued, according to a November study

: $70,000,000,000

Minimum global population of robots, excluding toys and household appliances

: 1,107,000

Number of students enrolled full-time in “cyberschools”

: 250,000

Portion of U.S. states that allow children to take all their classes online

: 3/5

Estimated number of jobs created by every $1,000,000,000 of military spending

: 11,000

During the first two years of the recovery

: 258,000

Number of jobs lost by African-American women during the recession

: 233,000

Chance a Florida Republican thinks the party is intentionally “stalling” the economy to prevent Obama’s reelection

: 1 in 4

Factor by which a wealthy American is more likely to cite the deficit than unemployment

: 3

Factor by which an American is more likely to cite unemployment than the deficit as the country’s “most important problem”

: 3

Average annual income for the other 99 percent

: $58,506

Percentage of former NFL players who experience financial distress within five years of retirement

: 86

Portion of the world’s land considered “highly degraded” due to soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, and water pollution

: 1/4

Percentage of Americans who believed in anthropogenic global warming in 2001

: 75

Percentage change since 2006 in the value of U.S. residential land

: ???70

Amount U.S. millionaires received in federal land-preservation grants for ranches and estates in 2009 and 2010

: $89,000,000

Percentage of California residents who were born in the state, according to the last census

: 53

Number of previous decades on record in which a majority of Californians were native born

: 0

Number of U.S. states in which adultery is a criminal offense

: 22

Number of reservations White Castle expects nationwide for its candlelit Valentine’s Day dinner

: 6,400

Amount Tampa’s Penthouse Club spent on renovations to prepare for the Republican convention

: $1,000,000

Chance that a page in Michele Bachmann’s memoir contains an exclamation point

: 1 in 3

Projected percentage increase in food production required by 2050 in order to sustain the world’s population

: 70

Factor by which the number of Americans age ninety and over has increased since 1980

: 3

Percentage of Americans who believed “our culture is superior to others” in 2002

: 60

Minimum number of Tibetan monks and nuns who self-immolated last year in protest against Chinese rule

: 12

Cost of a pack of cigarettes delivered to a gravesite at a Vietnam cemetery through an online ancestor-worship service

: 71?

Estimated percentage of comatose patients diagnosed as “vegetative” who are actually “minimally conscious”

: 40

Factor by which U.S. deaths due to painkiller overdoses increased between 1999 and 2008

: 4

Rank of hydrocodone among the most prescribed drugs in the United States

: 1

Amount by which sales of ADHD medications increased between 2006 and 2010

: $3,400,000,000

Percentage decrease in birth weight when the first trimester of a U.S. pregnancy occurs during an economic downturn

: 4

Percentage of U.S. children age two or younger who have an online presence

: 92
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