A New Jersey man fell out of a 9th story window, landed on a BMW, and survived. How much force was exerted on him by the car?
My eye doctor now has a special bin to recycle contact lenses. Is this worth it? How many lenses would need to be recycled to account for the dedicated bin?
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For more Fermi questions and answers, see Guesstimation 2.0: Solving Today’s Problems on the Back of a Napkin, by Lawrence Weinstein (Princeton University Press, 2012).