More than 1300 numerical nuggets of the most astonishing, bizarre, and quirky numbers, from160;the number of emails a spammer must send to get a response, to the number of teeth on a tortoise
Numbers are a common language, as every day160;people use PIN numbers, figure costs, study sports scores, maintain speed limits, check bank balances,160;play160;the lottery, and more. This collection160;reveals160;hidden and often astonishing numbers,160;with entries divided into160;14 sections, including160;science, human body, modern life, business, nature, military, music, space,160;and history. Readers160;will learn the minimum number of dollars it would be worth Bill Gates' time to bend down and pick it160;up151;a lot, not surprisingly. They'll also be well informed about deadly sins, the pounds per square inch at which champagne is bottled, how many miles of arteries and veins are in the human body, the staggering number of bottles of wine that Napoleon's army took to Russia, the number of chopsticks the Japanese use in a year, and much more.