Go Figure: The week in numbers

Look back at the week in numbers with our Go Figure images, which are posted daily on social media.

Lightning strike kills man on Venice Beach, Los Angeles

Monday: Lightning strike kills man on Venice Beach, Los Angeles

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Liberia has suspended all football activities in an effort to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Tuesday: Ebola outbreak: Liberia suspends football

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Hummingbirds edge out helicopters in hover contest

Wednesday: Hummingbirds edge out helicopters in hover contest

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Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

Thursday: Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

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America's 'inexorably' botched executions

Friday: America's 'inexorably' botched executions

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