28 Infuriating (Yet True) Statistics

Numbers don't lie, which makes them even more infuriating when those numbers are delivering some not so great information. That's why we asked you to bring us some stats that we absolutely should be astounded by ... and not in a good way.

The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by whoiswillo

Last year Walmart turned. a profit of $17.20 billion. Last year Walmart employees recieved $2.66 billion in government assistance due to low wages. CR

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Entry by monkeybird

U.S. Department of Defense Budget 2014 S 526.6 Billion U.S. Taxpayer Dollars Spent on Cancer Research 1971-2014 $ 200 Billion CRACKED.OOM

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Entry by Bennett Rea

SMOKE EM IF YOU GOT EM, FELLAS Because you won't be buying many cigars when student loan payments kick in. How bad is the situation? In the next minut

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Entry by Chris Rio

GRAGKED.oON BY itS second season, the Cast of Glee had more songs chart than the Beatles. re They JuSt wrapped up their 5th.

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Entry by squawkmookie

More than 25 million people in the world today are living as slaves. That is more than the populations of: Shanghai.. ...Florida Weleaase t FLORIDA TH

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Entry by Kittylouise

SO WHAT DRUGS DO AMERICANS OVERDOSE ON THE MOST? IS IT COCAINE HEROIN? NOPE. OVERDOSING WITH PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLERS CAUSES MORE FATALITIES THAN COCA

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British surveys CRACKED show that more than a quarter of children have quit doing activities they love, and almost half have hidden a talent, all for

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Entry by cookiegirl

In 2012-2013, approximately 2.7 MILLION healthy, adoptable cats and dogs were euthanized in shelters in the U.S. due to lack of resources. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by kkapow

CRACKED COM LEGALLY REQUIRED MINIMUM LEAVE (IN WORKING DAYS): paid public holidays + paid annual leave Australia: 27 Japan: 10 Austria: 35 Netherlands

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Entry by chicagonative

2 out of 3 children read by 75% who can't end ale O grade Onwe on 5 of 7 end or in 4 jail food 4 up u! industry. children stamp in America care recipi

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Entry by Edvamp

CRACKEDCO COM HOmEIESS NAM '1%8 VET 1171 8 ACAv. os- wr Go T Zuloma I 12-13%of homeless adults in the US are veterans. On any given night there are ov

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OVER 71% OF CONVICTED VIOLENT CRIMINALS IN THEUS WILL BE ARRESTED FOR NEW CRIMES WITMIN OF BEING RELEASED YEARS FROMPRISON.

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Entry by SarahMarshall

Every year Americans throw qway over I1 TRILLION Cglories worth of food That's enough to feed 200 million children three meals 0 day for an entire yea

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Entry by Michael Voll

Instead of talking about nicotine addiction or the negative health effects of smoking, Philip Morris' Think. Don't Smoke. ads mostly focused on pare

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Entry by squawkmookie

An estimated 822 million LexisNexis' consumer records Kroll. were exposed in 2013. DSB 72% of records were exposed by external hackers. TARGET AHMC He

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Entry by HappyHomer

CONT Can you identify this country? .. If so, pat yourself on the back- 650/0 of colege-age Americanss could not

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Entry by alphamans

Legends Football League (formerly Lingerie Football League) players dont receive any salary or health insurances and the safety equipment is crap NFL

CRACKED COM In conducted by Arizona a survey State University, nearly 15% of the polled said they would women prefer to be totally blind rather than o

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typical Walmart A full-time employee is paid about $20,000 per year - before taxes. At $1,250 per troy ounce, this equals 16 ounces of pure gold, show

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Entry by Gino Reyes

HUMANS KILLED BY SHARKS PER YEAR: APPROXIMATELY S HUMANS KILLED BY HIPPOS PER YEAR: APPROXIMATELY3.000 SHARKNADOL ONE HESECONO SHARK HAPPENS! Syfy ine

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Entry by squawkmookie

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Entry by Michael Voll

2012 Drugs: Nexium 2012 Drugs: Lipitor The exact same brand name drugs cost, on average, much less for Europeans than they do for Americans: 2012 Drug

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Entry by John E.

More than a dozen species go extinct each. day. If this continues, 30 to 50 percent of all species could be near extinction by 2050. And the reason is

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Entry by Chris Rio

Studies have shown that the more news a person watches, the more they believe negative stereotypes about black people (accounting for previous prejudi

Of all the guns and other weapons seized by authorities in Mexico, nearly 70% of them can be traced to the United States. CRACKEDCON

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Entry by fausterella

US of the Native Percentage black. Darkness that's Pacific population Asian, 37% American. Latino: or American 0IY CMET NICK LAKE of US children's Per

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Entry by whoiswillo

Racial demographics of the United States fitiit ratrrrrrr Racial demographics of death row inmates pttit trrrrrrrr KEY: ihit CRACKEDCON White Hispanic

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Entry by whoiswillo

Congress has an approval rating around 10% Yet, in every election since 1964, members of the House of Representatives seeking another term have b'een

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