Numbers: Mar. 6, 2006

195 Deceased people whose ashes will be shot into space in rockets this spring, including James Doohan, who played Scotty on Star Trek

$5,300 Highest price charged by Space Services Inc. for the trip--less than the average terrestrial funeral costs

1 in 146 million Odds of winning last week's record $365 million Powerball lottery

$15.5 million After-tax jackpot for each of the eight holders of the winning ticket--all meatpacking-plant workers

11% Portion of Americans who believe sexual orientation is a "conscious choice"

60% Portion of U.S. women who believe sexual orientation is innate, vs. 39% of men

70% Plunge in Italy's...

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