Meg Richards Minion?
In response to the fine weather and Daylight Savings Time, this week's statistics have spring fever. So go enjoy the sunlight and spend some quality time on the Cut. Take your work with you, if you have to.
Average number of sunny days a year in Kahului, Hawaii: 131
Average number of sunny days a year in Seattle: 71
Average number of sunny days a year in Pittsburgh: 59News | April 3, 2006
Total length of levees in New Orleans, in miles: 350
Percent of city covered in water at one point: 80
Approximate number of college students displaced by Katrina: 100,000
Lost daily oil output from the Gulf Coast, in barrels: 1.4 million
Amount of funding previously shifted from FEMA emergency preparedness to ODP counterterrorism:$800 millionNews | September 12, 2005
Before using misc.market, (re)learn your netiquette
Welcome to Carnegie Mellon, where every student had an e-mail address before most schools figured out what ARPANET was. For some first-years, coming to CMU opens doors to the unfamiliar world of newsgroups. For others, USENET is as old a hat as Lincoln?s stovepipe. In order to more speedily acclimate the former with these forums of theirs, and in order to refresh the latter (and some older readers...Forum | August 29, 2005