How the majority of life on Earth lives under the sea, and 22 other facts about our world today.
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How nearly half the country's children are underrepresented in literature, and another 31 facts about our world today.
How the country heats its homes, and another 23 facts about our world today.
(And 22 other numbers that will help you understand our world).
Did you know an elephant can bring in more than $1.6 million during its lifetime—from ecotourism?
Meanwhile, more Americans got insured, the oceans continued to become more acidic, and the world’s largest collection of rubber ducks grew at a rapid pace.
And 25 other facts you should probably know.
And other facts you should probably know.
(and 24 other facts you should probably know).
(And 22 other facts you should probably know.)
Years it took for the human population to grow from 1 billion to 2 billion: 123. Years it took to grow from 6 billion to 7 billion: 12
Miles flown by a bar-tailed godwit in the longest nonstop bird migration ever recorded: 7,200. Miles flown in the world’s longest nonstop, non-refueled helicopter flight: 2,213.
Current national minimum wage for tipped workers: $2.13. Last time the national tipped minimum wage was raised: 1991.
Number of companies controlling 90 percent of the media in 1983: 50. In 2011? 6.
Percentage of world's fisheries that are fully exploited, overexploited, or collapsed: 85 ...