1 - Number of countries not in the Paris climate agreement. The United States alone owns the category, since Syria's announcement that it will join the Paris climate accord.
June 29, 2017 Licentie
40 - Number of years since an American woman won the NY City Marathon until Shalane Flanagan accomplished the feat this year.
November 05, 2017 Licentie
280 - New character limit for tweets sent out by Twitter users, doubling the previous limit of 140. Twitter hopes the higher figure encourages more people to use the service.
10,000 - US dollar amount won at auction by Britney Spears' original painting at the Vegas Cares benefit. It was purchased by onetime tv host (and Vegas Cares auctioneer) Robin Leach.
27,000,000+ - Number of guns sold in the US in 2016. Based on FBI background checks data, that is a record number that doesn't include gun sales between private parties (as in gun shows).
January 11, 2017 Licentie
43,000,000 - US department store space, measured in square feet, that closed in 2017. Through Q3, this is equal to about 550 store closings. Overall brick and mortar retail closures are at its highest since 2008.
September 05, 2017 Licentie
129,000,000 - Amount in US dollars contributed by the show 'House of Cards' to the Maryland economy. About 2,000 jobs would be lost were the show cancelled.
February 23, 2016 Licentie
9,942,000,000 - Approximate number of miles (16 billion kilometers) autonomously driven by Google's driverless cars as Google's Waymo announces a trial on public roads in Chandler, Arizona.
June 29, 2016 Licentie
250,000,000,000 - Value, in US dollars, of deals between China and the US that the White House expects to announce during President Trump's visit to Beijing. JD.com alone, China's second largest online mall, committed to the purchase...Meer
October 24, 2017 Licentie