Sleep on it

A look at the numbers

Percent of houses that will be built by 2015 allowing couples to sleep in separate bedrooms: 60

Percent of women who say they get only a few good nights of sleep a week: 60

Percent of stay-at-home moms who rarely get a good night's sleep: 74

Price of the most expensive bed sold in the U.S: $49,500

Combined wealth of the world's two richest people, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet: $108 billion

Net worth of Star Wars creator George Lucas: $3.6 billion

Net worth of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling: $1 billion

Net worth of 23-year-old Albert von Thurn und Taxis, the world's youngest billionaire: $2 billion

Number of billionaires worldwide: 946

Number to call if you are one of them and want to take me out to lunch: 941-906-7476

Sources: The New York Times, National Sleep Foundation, Bradenton Herald, Forbes magazine

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]