Numbers in the News

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Instagram/@Issac_Eatsalot Via Reuters

LENGTH of a pizza cooked by an Australian pizzeria in January. It was cut into 4,000 slices. Proceeds were used to raise money for firefighters battling the country’s bushfires.

Source: UPI


SECONDS it took a drone built by New Jersey high schooler Zechen Peter Wei to ascend 100 meters in the air. That’s a new world record.

Source: UPI


NUMBER of wedding anniversaries celebrated by John and Charlotte Henderson of Texas, the world’s oldest living couple. He’s 106 years old and she’s 105.

Source: Guinness World Records

$1.8 million

AMOUNT Kiyoshi Kimura, a Japanese businessman, paid for a 608-pound bluefin tuna at a Tokyo fish market in January. Kimura, also known as the “Tuna King,” runs a sushi restaurant chain.

Source: CNN