Many companies are finding the technology that runs the Internet and the World Wide Web useful for private "intranet" networks within their companies as well. IBM estimates it has at least 30 internal web pages in use on internal intranet networks for every web page it makes available to the public through the Internet.

Each fiber of cotton is a single cell about 3000 times as long as it is wide.

China only allows the distribution of 10 foreign films per year.

Over 1000 tornadoes touch down in the USA every year - more than in any other country in the world.

The drop out rate in Seattle schools was 25% in the 1995-96 school year. The rate in Oregon was only slightly better at 24%.

The relative average walking speed of pedistrians is affected by the size of the city. All over the world, the larger the city, the faster people walk.

In every state in which "Right To Carry" laws allowing citizens to carry concealed firearms have been implemented, the homicide/assault/and overall violent crime rates have dropped by 40%, armed robbery is 50% lower, rape is 30% lower, and property crimes are 10% lower.

According to a recent user survey, the average Internet user is 36 years old, college educated, and makes more than $62,000/year.

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