Numbers to Know: August

August’s fun facts include the 2016 Rio Olympic Games (of course), Pokemon Go, and man’s best friend!

  • 100M: The number of times Pokemon Go! had been downloaded on August 1st since it’s July 6th launch date.
  • 3 tsp: The volume of water open-water Olympic athletes would need to ingest to be “almost certain” of contracting a virus.
  • ~75 M: August 26th is National Dog Day! Approximately 37-47% of all households in the US have a dog. That translates to anywhere between 70-80 million dogs owned us the US.
  • $261: The approximate value of the gold contained in an Olympic medal, which only contain 6g (1.2%) of actual gold.

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