The boob tube

1,080: Number of lines in a digital TV image
30: Number in a TV image when demonstrated in 1926
103: Size in inches of largest plasma TV now available
11,000: Estimated number of murders a child will see on TV by the time he or she is 14

$2.7 million: Cost of a 30-second commercial spot during the 2008 Super Bowl

Source: Discover Magazine

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