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Fun Fact of the Day

One cubic millimeter of brain tissue has as many connections as there are stars in the Milky Way.

—According to neurologist David Eagleman, on Thursday’s Report. Colbert’s reaction (“Bull[bleep]!”) is priceless — immediate, genuine, out of (the “Colbert”) character.

A graphic designer named Shane Keaney recently calculated that if the entire American population was as densely settled as that of Brooklyn it could fit into the state of New Hampshire, leaving the forty-nine other states as open land.
Fun fact of the day, courtesy of Nick Lemann, in this week’s New Yorker