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78% of cell phone minutes Americans pay for go unused. - Money Magazine, 11/15/05

95% of the 18 billion catalogs mailed out last holiday season went unread (that's over 60 for each man, woman and child in the United States. Very few of these are made with recycled paper). - Smartmoney, 10/05

5% of the $40,700,000,000 received by states from the lawsuit against the tobacco companies has actually been spent on fighting smoking. North Carolina has used 75% of their settlement for assistance to tobacco farmers. - New York Times, 8/22/05

10% of helicopters serving as air ambulances since 2000 have crashed, killing 60 patients on the way to the hospital. If the same percentage applied to commercial aircraft, 90 passenger jets would crash each year. - USA Today, 7/17/05

33% of all music CDs that are sold around the world are pirated. In 31 countries, illegal CDs outsell legal copies. - Detroit News, 6/24/05

28% of all Medicare costs are spent in the last year of a person's life. - National Center for Policy Analysis, 8/02

20% of all fish caught commercially are dumped, dead or dying, as unwanted "bycatch". - San Diego Union, 3/8/06

19% of American households do not have a cell phone. - The Week Magazine, 2/17/06

8% of American households have four or more cell phones. - The Week Magazine, 2/17/06

32% of scientific studies may be inaccurate or misleading, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. - The Week Magazine, 7/29/05
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