This post is basically a tribute to the sometimes undeservedly underrated branch of science known as statistics, which is all about collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data. From governmental census data to financial data and planning, business, sports and weather forecasting and much more, statistics is used in virtually every aspect of our lives.

It keeps us informed and in touch with current events by giving a unique perspective on facts and their relation with each other.

So in order to show us all how it was not worth it to skip stats class back in high school, we are diving into some of the most interesting threads on Reddit where people shared the most intriguing, random and mind-blowing statistics. Get yourself a cuppa and enjoy this entertaining bunch of random data below!

#1

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 20% OR MORE of pregnancies end in miscarriage. 20% is just "known pregnancies" and doesn't take into account all the women who just think "oh, my period was a day late, weird" without realizing they've actually had a very early miscarriage.

That is stunningly high compared to what we've been led to believe. If you think of all the women you know who either have or have tried to have children, there's an excellent chance that several of them have had a miscarriage before.

When you realize exactly how common it is, it makes it that much more sad that it is so stigmatized. If we talked about it more, maybe it wouldn't catch so many people off guard.

patentspatented , Ömürden Cengiz Report

Wolf127
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3 months ago

Yes, we were child less. But, we adopted two children while they were within two months of birth. Boy, they were wonderful.

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#2

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective One million seconds is less than 11 days.

One billion seconds is more than 31 years.

clumaho , Nick Hillier Report

Air Conditioner
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3 months ago

Woah

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#3

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The percentage of the Chinese population living in extreme poverty (living below 1.90$ a day) went from over 80% in the early 80's to 1.4% in 2014. In fact, it was still 23.1% just 10 years before that, in 2004. It's the most massive lift out of extreme poverty in world history.

Mustard_Sauc , openDemocracy Report

That'sEndorable
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3 months ago

Mao utterly, completely failed to lift anyone out of poverty; the success began under Deng Xiaoping.

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#4

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective If the oldest living person is 115 years old, then 116 years ago there was a totally different set of humans on earth.

icudbNE1 , Brian Fegter Report

eff the haters
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3 months ago

Never thought about it that way before

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#5

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 95% of the ocean and 99% of the oceans floor remains unexplored

vogdswagon26 , Shaun Low Report

Wolf127
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3 months ago

99% of my floor have not been explored. Woo, yuck!

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#6

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Only 2 percent of people truly enjoy their jobs. The rest are in it to eat. So the next time you hear some a*****e on TEDTalk tell you to follow your dreams and your passions, remember that he is probably part of that very small percentage of people who have that luxury to fail.

anon , Nate Johnston Report

Tami
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3 months ago

Source? A quick search shows much higher numbers.

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#7

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 90%+ of congress members are multi-millionaires

jedledbetter , Quick PS Report

Angela
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3 months ago

AFTER they became congress members.

E Menendez
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3 months ago

Not really. You need a lot of money to be able to become a Congress member. Not really representative of the people, no matter what your political leaning. Looking directly at Pelosi...

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Mohammad Ammar
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3 months ago (edited)

This means one of either two things. Only the wealthy and privileged are able to become Congress members, or becoming a congress member puts one in a position to become a millionaire. Both scenarios are troubling.

Thundercuss
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3 months ago

Both are true.

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Kelli
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3 months ago

And 95% of them are corrupt

Just a ray of f'ing sunshine
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3 months ago

You may be a little generous on this one...

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Sherilynne DeMaio
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3 months ago

Term limits, my friends. Constitutional amendment dictating term limits.

Kusotare
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3 months ago

Term limits throw the baby out with the bath water. Better to have campaign finance reform and stronger ethics restrictions. Starting with prohibiting them from insider trading.

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Wang Zhuang
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3 months ago

Really? I thought it was more like 99.9 percent

🧶𝔹𝕚𝕥𝕔𝕙 𝕂𝕟𝕚𝕥𝕥𝕖𝕣🪡
3 months ago

And they're supposed to represent us 🙄

Suzanne Tilson
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3 months ago

This is why we can't have all these millionaires in Congress. How will they understand why the people need minimum wage increases and student debt amnesty

manalonedies
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3 months ago

And they're always talking about "the real Americans". I suppose they mean their fellow millionaires and billionaires.

Philly Bob Squires
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3 months ago

A government of the rich, by the rich, for the rich...

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DKS 001
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3 months ago

because they've been in office 40+ years living it up with the lobbyists who donate to them

Raccoon
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3 months ago

Apparently,the fastest bill ever to pass through congress was a pay raise for themselves

Whodathunkit
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3 months ago

Thievery

Dre Mosley
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3 months ago

Unfortunately, the same old rich geezers stay in Washington for decades thanks to no term limits.

Oogiebogieaugiedaddy
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3 months ago

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Now you've pinned the tail on the donkey! Biden has destroyed America! That f****r needs to be charged with treason and sent on the moon with a one way ticket, but wait, Harris and Pelosi get to go with him!

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MorgothBauglir
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3 months ago (edited)

Yes, Congress is absolutely corrupt.

MyCatsTheRealPanda
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3 months ago

Sickening.

Trisha Howson
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3 months ago

Really sad to think about while us normal people are struggling paycheck to paycheck. There people out there that have lot of money and they try to act like it hard on them.

Labellesouris
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3 months ago

We all want term limits! The irony here is that the folks who have to make the laws FOR term limits are the folks that are elected into the office that they don't want to leave!! How do you figure we are going to push that through??

RafCo (he/him)
Community Member
3 months ago

My wife ran for a local township office, which was an unpaid office. She had to raise $25K to do this. How much do you think it costs to run for Congress? Politics in America is a game for the ultra wealthy.

Zophra
Community Member
3 months ago

Fact checked this. The 90% number is too high. More around 50% https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2020/04/majority-of-lawmakers-millionaires/

Joely King
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3 months ago

Why doesn't this surprise me

Leonie Löwenherz
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3 months ago

In the united states?

madbakes
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3 months ago

Yep

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Jessie Jess
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3 months ago

90%+ might be extra extra rich.... but 100% of them are lying POS.

Circa
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3 months ago

Sceptical of this fact.

Deron Newman
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3 months ago

Shameful. Push for term limits or be defeated in the next election.

censor
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3 months ago

SURPRISED pikachu.

Rick Hoppenbrouwer
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3 months ago

Insider trading is a wonderful thing.

jn game
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3 months ago

"A politician who is poor is a poor politician" - Carlos Hank Gonzalez

Stuart Smith
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3 months ago

You need that sort of money to buy the seat.

Laura Rodrigues
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3 months ago

Oooh!!! I need to become a congressperson😳

Taki Takanashi
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3 months ago

Hahaha

Jode Mode
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3 months ago

Gotta love those humble civil servents. %#&!

Weasel Wise
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3 months ago

Go 'Merkia!

Paul Werner
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3 months ago

Does that include kickback's too or no?

Holly Marley
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3 months ago

And they keep all their health insurance, and a very nice pension, all for a minimum of two years, of which they only work 166 days a year.

Popcorn_Gremlin
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3 months ago

**angry mumbling**

Milan
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3 months ago

Just a typical plutocracy

Oogiebogieaugiedaddy
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3 months ago

Because that is how corrupt they all are!!!!!!

Josurf
Community Member
3 months ago

That's why I found it so funny that Donald presented himself as : one of you..... In a way most of them wouldn't even know how to flush a toilet...

Spittnimage
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3 months ago

Because of lobbyists and insider trading.

CD King
Community Member
3 months ago

You have to wonder how civil servants, because that is what they are, are making enough coin to be multi millionaires.... hint: insider trading, bribes, back hands..... etc....

Shane S
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3 months ago

The people that need to vote for term limits and pay decreases benefit from having neither. Cruel irony of a representative republic.

Rae Black
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3 months ago

Can we start rotating them out, please? They really need an expiration date.

Octavia Hansen
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3 months ago

Most politicians are so old I wouldn't trust them with the TV/DVD remote control.

BrookeBT
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3 months ago

Yeah but that's why they care about people not making a living wage.

Imperfect Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Yeah. Undeserved riches that are quite literally paid for by their constituents. If only our politicians and athletes took a pay cut and gave it to our teachers, first responders, and our Vets/homeless. Honestly pisses me off so much.

Marlowe Fitzpatrik
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3 months ago

Also about that same amount is white, old and male.

Carman Davis
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3 months ago

And how is that? Their salary is no where close to being a millionaire so how did they get their money? Huh? Especially Pelusi.

Jerry Ryan
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3 months ago (edited)

I've got a question (I might take heat for this) people going to college go. not knowing they was going in to dept just by going?they had to know what the total amount was going to be

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#8

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective During the battle of the Somme in WW1, the British Army lost 20,000 men...on the first day.

Whole generations and towns were wiped out in the space of hours

anon , Duncan Kidd Report

Rob Warburton
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3 months ago

🥀

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#9

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 4/3 of americans don't know fractions.

cronedog , Jorge Franganillo Report

James Edwards
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3 months ago

I do know that a 1/3 pound hamburger is larger than a 1/4 pounder!

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#10

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 8% of people pronounce Wi-Fi as wiffy...8%. I don't know who you are, but I will find you...

ssmahony , Stephen Phillips - Hostreviews.co.uk Report

Milan
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3 months ago (edited)

“Wify” or “Weefee” (short “e”) is pronouced in Slovakia as well (just with one F). As many other english words we have taken over where is “i” because we pronounce it here as english pronounce “e” and not “aj” 😁 Tried my best to explain it 😀 I think also Czech and Hungarian do it as well (Poland too?) and i think many other european countries, so i think it will be more than 8%. I just realized that in english pronuciation i heard it only in America, everywhere else i just heard “wify” 😀

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#11

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The average person in canada has a higher net worth than the average person in the USA. The median income for canadians is about twice the median income for americans.

bruceki , Conor Samuel Report

Sherilynne DeMaio
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3 months ago

Plus, no Trump!

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#12

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Astronomer here! One that has blown my mind is statistically it is now believed that every star has extrasolar planets around it. It turns out every one near us does, at least. At the very worst case, Kepler has shown that 70% of all stars have a planet orbiting its parent star at Earth's distance or closer.

Further, per the Kepler mission data it is now believed 17% of all stars have an Earth-sized planet around it.

I mean, we knew there were a lot, but this means there's at least a trillion planets in our own Milky Way galaxy. The thought makes me giddy!

Andromeda321 , David Menidrey Report

Peter H
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3 months ago

Just wait until data starts coming in from the Webb telescope!

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#13

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The leading cause of death among pregnant women in the United States is being murdered, and most often by a current or former romantic partner.
https://www.webmd.com/baby/news/20010320/number-1-cause-of-death-in-pregnant-women-murder

anon , freestocks Report

StormyWaffle
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3 months ago

This is just terrifying, and truly heartbreaking.

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#14

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Around half of all trans people attempt suicide at least once

Also something like 1/3 of women with mental disabilities are sexually assaulted

Edit: so about the trans statistic this does not imply that being trans is a mental illness!! The shocking part is how awful and widespread transphobia is, and it’s consequences.

servo1025 , Dan Meyers Report

Air Conditioner
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3 months ago

Trans rights are human rights 🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍⚧️

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#15

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Cleopatra lived closer to the invention of the iPhone than to the building of the great pyramids.

AskRedditAndChewGum , Osama Elsayed Report

Pumpkin Spice
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3 months ago

"Relax, Antony, it's a prank! Camera is over there-"

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#16

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Someone in the world [passes away] of starvation or malnutrition every three seconds.

GenJonesMom , Felton Davis Report

Wang Zhuang
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3 months ago

Very tragic, and very believable

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#17

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective If you picked a random Swede and a random Canadian, the Swede would be more likely to speak English than the Canadian.

Slavaa , Toa Heftiba Report

Lauren Caswell
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3 months ago

Mais pourquoi????

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#18

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective There is a fence in Australia that stretches the equivalent distance of London to New York.

zangor , en.wikipedia.org Report

Judes
Community Member
3 months ago

There are two long fences! One fence cuts off the south-east quarter of the country and is intended to stop dingos. It's about 5,600km, which is slightly longer than the distance from London to New York. The other fence cuts off the western part of the country and is intended to stop rabbits and other pests. It's about 3,300 km, so a fair bit shorter than the distance from London to New York. Obviously the post is referring to the dingo fence.

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#19

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 40% of Americans cannot afford a $400 USD emergency.

anon , Jonnica Hill Report

Lauren Caswell
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3 months ago

I can't deal with the fact ppl have to think about money when ill or hurt. I hate that. All I'm concerned about is getting to the hospital. They might make me wait if it's not as urgent as others but I'm gna get all the scans, meds and surgeries I need.

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#20

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective If the earth was the size of a basketball then the atmosphere would be about as thick as a coat of paint. The only thing that separates us from the cold, harsh, vacuum of space is this comparably tiny layer of gasses that are held in place by gravity.

Another interesting one is that the only thing preventing the Earth from becoming a barren rock not unlike Mars is the fact we still have a molten core that generates a magnetic field that shields the atmosphere from being swept away by the solar wind. When the core eventually stops spinning it's game over.

winowmak3r , NASA Report

Emi
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3 months ago

🌿🌎 Protect the Earth! Go Green 🌍🌿

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#21

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Late to the party, but:

Feral cats in Australia [take out] around 377 million birds per year.

That's more than one million birds per day.

One million. Per day.

lostdrunkpuppy , Kunal Mukherjee Report

Jesus Ortiz
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3 months ago

That's why neutering and/or culling feral populations are extremely important. Lots of people don't know how destructive to the environment cats really are.

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#22

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 80% of Soviet males born in 1923 didn’t survive WWII.

anotherpoweruser , Jakob Owens Report

Mimi
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3 months ago

Humankind is so unbelievably stupid despite being blessed with great brains.

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#23

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The first cities started around 12,000 years ago. The first evidence of writing started 6,000 years ago. Humanity appeared 200,000 years ago in its current form. So 94% of the time we've been on the planet happened before we had cities, and 97% before we had writing.

MarsNirgal , Jeremy Bezanger Report

BonnyDK
Community Member
3 months ago

This can easily be disproven. What is writing made from? Papyrus? Rock? Ceramic? On a cave wall? If it was on anything that was biodegradable it would not still exist now after 200,000 years. Just because we have not found it does not mean it didn't exist.

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#24

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective That sharks have been on this earth for some 450 million years. 450 Million Fucking Years!

mecha_tako , Jakob Owens Report

eff the haters
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3 months ago

Censors be drunk

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#25

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective "The wars in [the Democratic Republic of Congo] have claimed nearly the same number of lives as having a 9/11 every single day for 360 days, the genocide that struck Rwanda in 1994, the ethnic cleansing that overwhelmed Bosnia in the mid-1990s, the genocide that took place in Darfur, the number of people killed in the great tsunami that struck Asia in 2004, and the number of people who died in Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- all combined and then doubled."

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/27/opinion/congo-war-ignored-vava-tampa/

Weswieeee , Yukon Haughton Report

Sue User
Community Member
3 months ago

I was learning french. The teacher came from DRC. He said he missed his homeland. Clueless student asked " then why did you leave"?" The pained look on his face was heartbreaking.

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#26

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective I've posted this before on a similar thread, but..

Had an Economics Professor blow my mind with this. Most people think of millions, billions and trillions relatively similarly. They are huge numbers and when talking about money not very many people really ever have to account with numbers that high to see the incredible difference between each. I think this does a great job of breaking it down.



If you made **$1/second**, you'd be really really rich. At that rate, you would make:

**$60** in 1 minute

**$3600** in 1 hour

**$86,400** in 1 day

**$1 Million ($1,000,000)** in 11.574 days

**$1 Billion ($1,000,000,000)** in 31.7 years

**$1 Trillion ($1,000,000,000,000)** in 31,709 years



For one person who makes a Million dollars every 12 days to pay off the US National Debt (21.461 Trillion according to www.usdebtclock.org), it would take over **680,506 years.**

southernmayd , Keith Cooper Report

Emi
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3 months ago

Owch USA!!

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#27

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective There are more possible combinations to shuffle a deck of cards than there are atoms on earth... and if you started shuffling a new combination every second starting at the big bang, you'd still be shuffling right now...

anon , Poker Photos Report

StormyWaffle
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3 months ago

8x10^67 if anyone was wondering

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#28

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 90% of people live in the northern hemisphere

username-alrdy-takn , Greg Rosenke Report

Juan Ghote
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3 months ago

Likely due to the estimation that 68% of the Earth’s land exists in the Northern Hemisphere, while 32% is located in the Southern Hemisphere.

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#29

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The bible is the most shoplifted book in history.

mhaydar , Ugur Akdemir Report

Jude Bennett
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3 months ago

So what happened to "Thou shall not steal"

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#30

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective It takes an individual photon several millenia to go from the center to the surface of the sun.

Then it takes only 8 minutes to reach Earth, and a couple days at most to leave the solar system.

MarsNirgal , Bryan Goff Report

Tami
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3 months ago (edited)

That's from our perspective. Apparently, the photon itself does not experience the passage of time. https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2016/09/30/how-do-photons-experience-time/?sh=28182762278d

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#31

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective So far, 46 people have [passed away] by lawn mowers in the U.S. this year. 46.

Corrupt_Files , Carnaby Gilany Report

Courage the Cowardly Dog
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3 months ago

mowed down by lawnmowers you mean

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#32

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective More [lives are taken away] by vending machines than by sharks.

ObscureKitten , Per-Olof Forsberg Report

Perfumista Perfumista
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3 months ago

So vending machines vs lawn mowers - the ultimate battle

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#33

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective More infuriating than mind-blowing, but a commonly shared “statistic” is that 80% of women who make at least 6 figures do so through direct sales marketing, aka, MLMs or pyramid schemes, like Mary Kay, Amway, and Herbalife.

The *actual* statistic is that 80% of *people* who make at least 6 figures *through MLMs* are women. There’s only about 200 of them, and they’re all at the top of their respective pyramids, but the first statistic is commonly used to try and entice new people into the company.

FencingFemmeFatale , Anna Shvets Report

Katherine Boag
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3 months ago

Stupid mlms

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#34

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective I go to one of the top universities in the US, and I recently found out that 45% of our student population is in the top 5%, wealth-wise. I most definitely am not, and it made a lot of sense but was incredibly disheartening at the same time.

angelicomens , Drahomír Posteby-Mach Report

Suzanne Tilson
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3 months ago

Money makes the world go round

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#35

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The average number of legs, for humans, is less than 2.

cronedog , Rob Wilson Report

Claire Bee
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3 months ago (edited)

But consider this - since there are always pregnant people, the average number of skeletons in a person's body is always above 2.

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#36

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 99% of the wild African grey parrot population had disappeared since 1992. Solely due to the illegal trapping for the pet trade.
Indian and nepalese vulture populations have declined by 99% since 2000 due to diclofenac poisoning.

Leigh-ann , Jakob Pfalz Report

Lauren Caswell
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3 months ago

Who is giving them diclofenac? Or is it some naturally occurring thing?

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#37

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective In the year 8000 B.C. there were 5 million humans on Earth.

bukanir , Bob Brewer Report

Peter H
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3 months ago

The world’s population hit 1 billion in 1804; 2 billion in 1927; and 4 billion in 1974. Next year it will hit 8 billion.

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#38

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Greater Tokyo has a larger population than Canada.

Logic_Nuke , Joseph Chan Report

Suzanne Tilson
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3 months ago (edited)

And every other sane country with gun control had less mass shootings than America

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#39

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The existence of the T-Rex is closer in time to today than it is to the existence of the Stegosaurus.

Fats33 , Adam Mathieu Report

Gul Dukat
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3 months ago (edited)

Can't be. I've seen them together in several documentaries called "Jurassic Park" and "Jurassic World"

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#40

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 90% of Native Americans were wiped out due to diesease

Ronin_777 , National Cancer Institute Report

Mistiekim
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3 months ago (edited)

And now, many live in poverty on the reservations. ☹️

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#41

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 92% of Downs Syndrome foetus' are aborted once detected by screening (in Europe).

ian9167 , Stephen Andrews Report

Panda
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3 months ago

We are lucky to have the science and the option! No parents or kids need to suffer.

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#42

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective F1 drivers lose around 5kg of weight every race.

auditore01 Report

Air Conditioner
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3 months ago

Time to become a F1 driver 🏎️🏃💨💨

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#43

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The population of the world has doubled since the mid 70's.

IntrepidC , Ishan @seefromthesky Report

wv10014
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3 months ago

Why don't we talk about the huge problem of overpopulation anymore?? It is so taboo now! We need to curb population growth!!

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#44

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective In the US if you do the following 3 things:

1. Graduate High School
2. Get and keep *any* job
3. Don't have a child out of wedlock

You have a 75% chance of being in the middle class and a *98%* chance of living above the poverty line.

https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/three-simple-rules-poor-teens-should-follow-to-join-the-middle-class/

probablynotdrunk , Ryoji Iwata Report

Berdarien Brown
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3 months ago

But is this causation or correlation? Seems more like correlation.

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#45

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The battle of Stalingrad alone claimed significantly more lives than all the US servicemen killed in our nation's entire history.

Hairless_Talking_Ape , Anton Darius Report

Shrikeye
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3 months ago

"Bet you can't beat the high score!"

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#46

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective The Vatican has 2.3 popes per square mile.

Sasquatch430 , Simone Savoldi Report

StormyWaffle
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3 months ago

if jenny is walking in the vatican, and has walked 5 square miles, and there are approximately 2.3 popes per square mile, approximately how many popes has jenny trod upon?

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#47

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective 1 in 4 people in the UK suffer from a mental health issue.

thevegandad , Joshua Fuller Report

Wolf127
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3 months ago

... and 3 in 4 Americans ... most of them Trumpers.

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#48

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Among a random group of 23 people, theres a 50% chance two of them share the same birthday

motherofcatss , Caterina Berger Report

Air Conditioner
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3 months ago

So a group of 46 there's a 100% chance? Or am I really stupid

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#49

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective There are more prisons than colleges in the US.

JZ_the_ICON , Tyler Rutherford Report

Elk
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3 months ago

Not quite true. There are approx. 5,300 college and universities and according to prisonpolicy.org there are 122 Federal Prisons, 1,566 state prisons, and 2,850 jails. Jails typically aren't the same as prison, jail is a temporary place usually before being convicted of a crime. Even if jail was part of this equation, the total number is still lower than total colleges.

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#50

50 ‘Weird Facts’ About The World That Might Give You A Fresh Perspective Ants have a larger biomass than humans.

Turtley13 , Maksim Shutov Report

Jar uh
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3 months ago

I feel like the word "collectively" should be in there somewhere

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