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The Number of the Day: 100,000

Colin Patrick

Related Link: Researchers at the University of Maine have developed a prototype of a biodegradable golf ball made of compressed lobster shells designed for use on a cruise ship. A typical biodegradable golf ball costs around $1 to produce, a lobster shell ball can be made for 19 cents.

[Sources: The New York Times and University of Maine. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]