Jackie Brook Contributing Editor

Class of 2006


  • Statistically Speaking

    Number of times the Shins? ?Kissing the Lipless? has been played at Audioscrobbler.com: 21,262

    Number of pounds Ralphie May weighed at the start of Celebrity Fit Club: 481

    In meters, the height of the world?s largest Ferris wheel: 135

    Number of days for which Holi is traditionally celebrated: 16

    News | April 18, 2005
  • Statistically Speaking

    Number of bottles of hard liquor sold during the peak Carnival season: 1.3 million

    Number of masqueraders who take to Trinidad?s streets during Carnival: 40,000

    Number of calories the average dancer burns per kilometer while dancing in a Carnival parade: 200

    Tons of ice consumed during Carnival: 350

    News | April 11, 2005
  • Statistically Speaking

    Number of people that watched Super Bowl XXXVIII: 144.4 million

    Number of seats in the Alltel Stadium: 78,000

    Cost of the Vince Lombardi Trophy: $25,000

    Cost of a Super Bowl ring: $5000

    Number of consecutive Super Bowls broadcast on CBS: 18

    News | January 31, 2005
  • Statistically Speaking

    Number of seats in Heinz Field Stadium: 64,450

    Price for which the Pittsburgh Steelers were purchased in 1933: $2500

    Number of times Ben Roethlisberger was sacked this season: 30

    Number of birthday announcements ever broadcast on the Jumbotron at a Steelers game: 25

    Number of Super Bowl championships in the 1970s: 4

    News | January 17, 2005