Thursday Numbers

Most people have 32 teeth. Some have 10. It’s simple meth. – Unknown

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include Google & YouTube, the Mega Millions lottery, unemployment, Sears & Kmart, Defense Department projects, NFL kickoff, Steamboat Geyser, the U.S. Navy, ESPN Body Issue, gambling & the NFL, California & fur trapping, and much more!

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