25 Unsettling Stats That'll Shake Your Foundations

25 Unsettling Stats That'll Shake Your Foundations

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"Statistics can be misleading." It's an important phrase to keep in mind when reading opinionated news stories, or to repeat like a mantra when attempting to maintain your sanity in the face of the truly terrifying data.

Here are some absolutely not-misleading statistics that will make you want to hide under your bed for a little while. We'll wait here.

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CRACKEDCON The budget for the Curiosity rover is about the same amount the U.S. military spends in a little over 30 HOURS.

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Over 12% of homeless adults in the U.S. are war veterans. CRACKED.COM

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CRAGKEDCOM Workers in the U.S. are legally entitled to exactly O DAYS of paid leave per year. That's about infinity less than pretty much every other

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