Years from 1972 to 2022 that Republicans have controlled the presidency: 29 Years from 1972 to 2022 that Democrats have controlled the presidency: 22 Number of Supreme Court justices appointed
Number of United Nations members that have failed to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: 14 (including the United States) Member states that have failed to
Share of women receiving an abortion in 2014 whose income was near or below the federal poverty level: 75%  Average cost of having a baby in the United States:
Share of U.S. adults who “lack proficiency in literacy,” reading below the sixth-grade level: 52%  Share of adults with the lowest literacy levels who live in poverty: 43%
Americans who completely or mostly believe the central tenets of the QAnon conspiracy theory (that the United States is run by Satanic pedophiles, a coming political storm will restore Donald Trump
NBA championships won by LeBron James after 17 seasons: 4  WNBA championships won by Sue Bird after 17 seasons: 4  Olympic gold medals won by James: 2 
Percentage of interactions with trans-related Facebook content by right-leaning sources that push anti-trans narratives, such as exaggerating the rate of de-transition: 65.7% 1 Number of Twitter “likes” on J.K. Rowling’s
Number of Senate votes needed to remove an impeached justice from the Supreme Court: 671 Number of times an impeached Supreme Court justice has been successfully removed: 02 Number of
Approximate maternal mortality rate (per 100,000 live births) for Russia, Uruguay, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia in 2017: 17 1 Maternal mortality rate (per 100,000 live births) for Egypt and
Decrease in U.S. death row population, Jan. 1, 2000 to Jan. 1, 2020: 28.8%1, 2 Decrease in annual U.S. executions, 1999 to 2019: 77.6%2 Number of U.S. jurisdictions that have
Number of weeks of federally mandated paid parental leave in U.S.: 0 1 Rank of the U.S. among 41 advanced countries surveyed in amount of paid parental leave: 41 Average
How the majority of life on Earth lives under the sea, and 22 other facts about our world today.
Total cost of Social Security in 2013: $823 billion Total income of Social Security in 2013: $855 billion Current accumulated surplus reserve of Social Security: $2.8 trillion (1)
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).
Permanent Housing for 85 Homeless People Saved Taxpayers $1.8 Million (And 18 Other Facts to Think About)
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.
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(and 24 other facts you should probably know).
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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.