Numbers: Aug. 21, 2006

29 Number of years Alaska's Prudhoe Bay had been producing oil before BP temporarily shut down part of it because of pipe corrosion

14 Number of years since the pipelines had been cleaned and checked, with a device known as a smart pig

13% Percentage of 1,500 Internet users, ages 10 to 17, who said in a nationwide survey they had received unwanted sexual solicitations online, down from 19% in a similar survey conducted five years ago

14% Percentage of solicitations sent from off-line acquaintances, up from 3% in the previous survey

5 Number of Emmy nominees this year for...

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