By the Numbers (Feb. 9, 2007)

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February 8, 2007

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710,000
The number of tourists who visted Collonial Williamsburg in 2005, according to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The number is down from the city’s peak of 1.2 million visitors in 1988.

$28.4 billion
The difference between Harvard’s endowment, the largest in the nation, and the College’s endowment, ranked 128th with $491 million.

92 yards
The number of yards run by Chicago Bears player Devin Hester for a touchdown, 14 seconds into the opening play of Super Bowl XLI.

6,300 percent
The increase in the U.S. deer population between 1900 and 2001, according to the Wall Street Journal. Current population levels are thought to equal those before Europeans arrived in the North America.

88 million
The total number of iPods sold to date by Apple Computer. iPod sales now generate 48 percent of Apple’s revenue.

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