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GO FIGURE
Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
November 03, 1997
2Left arms that had to be surgically reattached after being torn off two of the 1,600 participants in a mass tug-of-war in Taipei, Taiwan.
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November 03, 1997

Go Figure

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Left arms that had to be surgically reattached after being torn off two of the 1,600 participants in a mass tug-of-war in Taipei, Taiwan.

4:00:46
Time it took U.S. Representative Matt Salmon (R., Ariz.), 39, to complete Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C.

70
Pounds lost by Salmon while training for that event.

57:34
Margin by which Salmon outran Vice President Al Gore, 49.

2,995
Price, in dollars, of the malfunctioning radio helmet that St. Louis Rams coach Dick Vermeil called "an embarrassment to American technology" after a 28-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

60-70
Approximate percentage of NBA players who "smoke marijuana and drink excessively," according to an investigation by The New York Times.

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