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Air Pollution Deaths
How many premature deaths does air pollution cause each year?

Alcohol Deaths
People have known about the risks of alcohol for thousands of years, and yet...

Depressed People
Depression is a serious mental illness that causes both emotional and physical pain.
How many people are affected by it?

Drunks
For some, alcohol is the cause and solution to all of life's problems.

Elephants Killed
How many African elephants have been killed this year? And in how many days will they become extinct?

Hair Growth
Find out how much your hair has grown today, and this year.

Murders
Murder rates go up and down. In recent years, they've probably gone down.

Population Size
The number of people on our planet has more than doubled in the last 50 years.

Population Weight
What's the cumulative weight of the entire living human population on the planet?

Suicides
Worldwide suicide rates have increased by 60 per cent in the past 45 years.

Talk-Impaired Men
We talk at an average rate of about 2 words per second. But how much do we speak on any given day?

Talkative women
Women are purveyors of gossip and are incapable of keeping their mouths shut. Right?

Tobacco Deaths
According to the World Health Organization, tobacco is the single greatest cause of preventable death globally.

Walking your dog
How many kilometres (miles) have you and your dog walked this year?


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QUOTE, UNQUOTE

"I could prove God statistically. Take the human body alone... The chances that all the functions of an individual would just happen is a statistical monstrosity."

George Gallup (1901-1984),
pollster and founder of Gallup.


AND THAT'S A FACT

7 per cent of all doctors, dentists and vets develop an alcohol addiction at some point in their lives.

Pound sign.
In 2011, a rare British post-war (1948) 1 million pound bank note was sold for UK £ 69,000.