Thursday, December 2, 2010

WikiLeaks Index

Minimum number of rip-offs of famed Harper's Index: 251,287

Number of American diplomatic cables in WikiLeaks database: 251,287

Minimum number of cables published: 291

Minimum fraction of cables published: 0.001 (nearest approximation)

Population of the United States of America: 310,822,000

Population of the planet: 7,000,000,000 (approximate)

Fraction of Earth's population living in the USA: 0.05 (rounded up)

Maximum per cent of world's population living in USA: 5

Fraction of world's fossil fuels consumed by USA: 25

Gini Index for USA in 2009: 46.8