How many inventions are patented each year?

Answer According to the statistics for the U.S. Patent Office for the fiscal year 2008, there were 182,556 patents issued that particular year. As of January 2010, the patent data for 2009 is not availabl... Read More »

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Who patented nine plumbing-related inventions?

Thomas Crapper, who ran a successful plumbing business in England from 1861 to 1904, holds nine patents for plumbing-related inventions, including drain improvements, water closets, manhole covers ... Read More »

How many people buy a new car each year?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics (part of the Department of Transportation), a total of 13,195 new cars (and light trucks) were sold in 2008, out of a total of 49,725 cars ... Read More »

How many Adoptions each year in US?

This is called an open adoption. It allows the biological parents to select the adoptive parents and to be involved in their child's life after the adoption.The level of openness is agreed on befor... Read More »

How many skydivers die each year?

Skydiving does include some risk, and out of about 2 million parachute jumps each year, there are about 35 deaths during the actual jump, though additional deaths can occur in an aircraft accident.... Read More »