The average US household has 2.5 TV sets and the average American watches 35.6 hours of TV per week.
In 1986, a year after digital CDs widely debuted, vinyl records still accounted for 14 percent of all data on Earth, with audiocassettes holding an additional 12 percent.
Thomas Goetz is Executive Editor at Wired and gave a great presentation at TEDMED about redesigning medical records so people can actually read them. I was having a discussion about this very subject with my doctor when I had my last physical.
Related: If you missed the issue of Wired featuring the redesign of blood tests, you can see that on the Information Is Beautiful blog, which you should be reading anyway.