NICE LITTLE NUMBER 5th September 2018
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1 1 and 100 zeroes is a ‘googol’, which is a very large number (the number one followed by one hundred zeros to be exact).The name of the popular search engine ‘Google’ came from a misspelling of the word ‘googol’.
2 4 – The four-second rule is the amount of time that internet user will wait for a page to load before leaving and going to another site.
3 23.7 The percentage of UK Male population that is considered obese. We are 20th in the world US No.1 with 44.2%
4 31,070 miles (50,000 km) is the length of all the Chinese defence walls built over the last 2,000 years. The earth’s circumference is 24,854 miles (40,000 km)
5 70,000 years. The time it would take a modern spaceship to get to the nearest star to earth.
6 12 The number of letters in the Hawaiian alphabet.
7 7.5 million US Dollars is currently the amount paid for the most expensive domain name: Business.com
8 63,000 is the average number of trees it takes to make the newsprint for the average Sunday edition of The New York Times.
9 1 million US dollars is the royalties Warner Chappel Music earn every year as owners of the copyright to the song “Happy Birthday.” from the commercial use of the song.
10 120 million is the number of copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling that have sold worldwide
11 100 million is the number of copies of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll that have sold worldwide
12 50 million is the number of copies of Charlotte’s Web by E B White sold worldwide
13 50 million is the number of copies of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery that have sold worldwide
14 45 million is the number of copies of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter that have sold worldwide
15 3,000 is the number of copies an average children’s book sells in in its lifetime, the average traditionally published book in print only and sells about 250-300 copies its first year.
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
You will never have this day again, make it count
Happiness is…recovering data from a dead computer
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
Q:What would you call Australia if everyone had a pink car? A: A pink carnation
Love is…putting out the rubbish
TRACK OF THE DAY
A Moment Like This – Leona Lewis
Highest Chart Position: No1 30th December 2007 for 4 weeks.
©2018 Phil M Robinson