By The Numbers (Jan. 26)
January 26, 2008
The amount of money that an arrested drug dealer from Maine won through a lottery ticket. The ticket was promptly confiscated by police, who claimed that the ticket was bought with illegal drug money.
p. **60 mph**
The speed that driverless cars have to exceed to be pulled over by police according to California law.
The number of parrots that a man attempted to smuggle into Belarus while riding a bicycle. When confronted by border police, he abandoned the birds and fled back to the Ukraine.
The amount of money required for a Swedish firm to incorporate body heat from a nearby train station into their building’s heating system.