10 Nice Little Numbers 23.9.2017

1 185 mph (298 km/h) for 37 hours: The maximum sustained wind speed of Hurricane Irma, the strongest hurricane on record in the Atlantic basin outside of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. This is the longest any cyclone has maintained that intensity on record, according to Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University.
2 1924: The year the last hurricane made landfall as a Category 5 storm in Cuba prior to Irma, according to Klotzbach.
3 3.25 days: The amount of time Irma was a Category 5 hurricane, which is categorized on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale as over 156 mph (251 km/h), according to Klotzbach.
4  3 years, 2 months and 1 day to go from the first Tweet to the billionth
5 43,252,003,274,489,800,000 this is the total number of configurations that you can do with the Rubiks Cube 3D combination puzzle that was invented by Erno Rubik in 1974.
6 300 hours of video are uploaded to Youtube every minute
7 3890 is the number of tigers roaming in the wild according to data released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Global Tiger Forum. The latest global census shows a significant increase on as few as 3,200 estimated to have been in the wild in 2010. In 1990 there were thought to be 100,000.
8  2 billion Facrbook’s  monthly active users. – July 2017
9 3.58 billion worldwide internet users
10 7,569,319,038 world population as of 8:29 on 23.9.2017