"80% of US families did not buy or read a book last year."
"58% of the US adult population never reads another book after high school."
"…more people probably read Engadget than all of the top 50 science blogs combined."
Bill Simmons (a good link for NBA fans) thinks that Allen Iverson would have been the greatest soccer player ever to try the game.
You’ll find all of those over at the ever-excellent kottke.org.