By Jab

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  • There are more collect calls on father’s Day than any other day of the year.
  • There is now an ATM at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, which has a winter population of 200.
  • The estimated value of services provided by the global ecosystem (water, food, materials etc.) runs between $16 and $54 trillion per year.
  • Japanese lead the world in vending machines, selling $100 Armani ties, $30 bottles of whiskey, and $5 glasses of beer, right next to soft drink machines. It is possible because of low vandalism and petty theft.
  • In 1995, Toys R Us sold more than $9 billion of goods in the U.S. alone.
  • On 11.29.02 Wal-Mart set a record 1 day sales of 1.59 billion dallars
  • The average one-dollar bill wears out in less than two years.
    It takes 3,000 folds to wear out a dollar bill.

  • The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
  • A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!