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By The Numbers

The numbers for August 22, 2013: Beneath and below

Katie Long Aug 22, 2013
197 million

Yahoo’s July unique visitor number beat Google for the first time since 2011, but there’s a catch beneath the ComScore data. (MarketWatch)

$1.2 million

A hedge fund manager is using deep pockets to make a very deep basement. The London multi-millionaire has to pay the local government a fee of more than $1.2 million for clearance to build a luxurious two-story basement under his mansion, complete with a pool and spa. So-called “iceberg homes” are growing in London. (Daily Mail)

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