Numbers: Aug. 13, 2007

MOTIVATION

237 Number of reasons people cite for having sex, according to a new University of Texas at Austin study. Reasons include "It seemed like good exercise" and "The person was a good dancer"

4% Percentage of U.S. adults who have never had sex

WAR

8 million Number of Iraqis, nearly a third of the population, who are without water, sanitation, food and shelter. NGOs in Iraq say a humanitarian crisis there has gotten worse since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003

$37.4 billion U.S. federal funding for Iraqi reconstruction. As of May 2007, nearly all of it had been spent

RECYCLING

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