Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Top 11 Other Surprising Studies in the Lancet

The New York Times reports that a study in the British medical journal Lancet estimates that more than 600,000 civilians have been killed by violence in Iraq since the start of the war. What the New York Times doesn’t tell you is that the same issue of Lancet contains some other surprising studies. Here are the top 11:

11. There actually were one million men at the one million man march

10. Total number of Iraqis killed by Saddam Hussein: 3

9. Kate Moss weighs 796 pounds

8. The economy was actually good during the Carter Administration

7. Number of Air America listeners: four bazillion

6. Alec Baldwin’s IQ is over 50

5. The pentagon’s estimates of Viet Cong casualties during the Vietnam War was actually right on

4. Brokeback Mountain is the highest grossing movie of all time

3. Al Franken really is funny

2. The nuclear bomb tested by North Korea was 250 Megatons and nearly split the Earth in two

1. Paris Hilton is a virgin


Blogger Dan S. said...

12. Klobuchar's up by 24 points over Kennedy.

12:10 PM  
Anonymous Socal Bill said...

13. New York Times admits to "sometimes" being a little too liberal.

11:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brokeback Mountain was highly gross. Maybe that one was just mistyped.

12:45 AM  

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