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The numbers for May 21, 2013: One is the loneliest number

Katie Long May 21, 2013

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56,000 MPH

The speed at which NASA estimates a meteoriod hit the moon last Friday. Check out a video the big explosion which reportedly could be seen with the naked eye. (NASA)

1

The loneliest number. A mass transit company in Prague is trying to fix that and get more people out of cars and in to the metro. Ropid has announced a proposal to create train cars just for singles seeking a soul mate. (Reuters)

48 hours, 8 minutes, and 25 seconds

The new world record for riding a fairground or theme park attraction — in this case, a Ferris wheel. (NBC News)

30%

The tarriff charged by the U.S. on Chinese solar panels. The U.S. and EU, who have been chafing at alleged illegal Chinese subsidies for solar panels, have decided to negotiate settlements with China to try to create regional markets for solar equipment.
 (New York Times)

62

The score Comcast received as an ISP, out of 100. Bad news for ISPs: They’re now rated worse than airlines in customer service. (BGR)

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