Curious statistics. It may be absurd and ridiculous, but it allows you to better understand what is happening in the world.
Mark Twain declared that there are only three types of lies: lies, blatant lies and statistics. Statistical data can be absurd and ridiculous, but somehow they allow us to better understand what is happening around and can shed light on the question of interest to you, as well as confuse everything completely.
When dealing with statistics, you should always remember that when Bill Gates enters a bar, all of his visitors become billionaires on average.
So, a few facts from the most accurate of all pseudoscience.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cost the US $ 1.6 trillion, an amount that is enough to cover the roof of every American home with solar panels.
The world's population is growing exponentially and has doubled since 1960.
Pine Ridge Indian Reserve tribes in South Dakota live below the poverty line. The average life expectancy there is 47 years for men, about 80 percent of residents are unemployed, and the infant mortality rate is 5 times higher than the national average.
Most often, American servicemen die from their own hands, rather than from enemy bullets.
The population of small Bangladesh in 2017 is more than 165 million people, while in Russia this figure is about 147 million people.
On which road you would not go from the city of Los Algodones in Mexico, you will find yourself in the United States.
In Australia, two thirds of residents suffer from skin cancer.
Since 2010, mankind every two days creates a volume of information equal to the accumulated knowledge for all time of its existence.
The phrase “light as a cloud” takes on a somewhat sarcastic tone when you know that the weight of an average cloud is about five hundred tons (almost a hundred elephants).
The share of "Samsung" accounts for a quarter of the volume of South Korean exports and gross national product.
Over the past forty years, wild animals on Earth has become half.
And there are still 30 times more trees on Earth than the stars of the Milky Way.
According to official data in America there are five times more empty houses (18.5 million) than homeless people (3.4 million).
The chances of dying at the hands of an armed infant are higher than at the hands of a terrorist.
And the saddest fact: 80% of men born before 1923 in the Soviet Union, New 1946, were not met alive.