I was going through back issues of Real Simple at Hoffman Manor here in OKC. Yes, I know that it's a girl's magazine, but these are some interesting stats...
In 15 minutes...
117 children are born in the US
Your eyes blink 250 times
An estimated 625 million e-mail messages are sent worldwide. About 419 million of those e-mails or 67% are SPAM!
The US consumes nearly 17 gallons of oil per capita. (Half the rate of Kuwait but twice that of Italy. Good thing I'm selling the Jeep, huh?!)
The US government takes in about $457 million in taxes and other revenues and spends $469 million. (Yes, that is a deficit of $12 million.)