Numbers: Feb. 26, 2007

1,594% Estimated annual inflation rate in trouble-racked Zimbabwe in January--the highest in the world

4,000% Inflation rate predicted by the International Monetary Fund for Zimbabwe by year's end if prices continue to soar and the government doesn't devalue the currency

$25 million Prize that Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson will pay the first scientist who comes up with a system for extracting greenhouse gases from the atmosphere

$975,000 Fine that companies would pay for causing environmental disasters, under a new law proposed in the European Parliament

3 The number of half-hour naps a person should take at work each week...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!