Tuesday, October 17, 2006

 

A Day of "Numbers" News

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Today seems to be a day where "numbers" are making the news. First, I read that the Census Bureau computes that exactly at 7:46 AM our population in America will hit the 300 Million person mark. How can they be so sure of these numbers I wonder. Don't you wonder? Hmmmm....

Then I read in USA Today online that the 101 most influential people who never lived list was tallied. You can read the list here. It might be interesting for you to determine if you know ALL of these famous and yet fictional characters. I didn't know every one of them, and some of them I thought had really lived, like Helen of Troy for example. Another hmmmm....

But the biggest number of the three is the Mission 1017 number. Supposedly today an ultraviolet pulse beam will traverse the planet for 17 hours from approximately 10:17 AM on Oct. 17 until 1:17 AM on Oct. 18th, and during this time our thoughts and emotions will be amplified ONE MILLIONFOLD with the peak being at 5:10 PM today October 17th. Triple hmmmm......

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