People have never lived longer, better, safer, or richer lives than they do now humanity's greatest accomplishment: we're living longer than ever in 1770, the world's average life expectancy was just 29 years old (a lot of people died really young) today, it's 70 that staggering jump represents the. It literally just represents 4 now, the 4 in the number 12,749, that 4 is in the tens place it represents 40 so this 4, it's a 10 times smaller value than this 4 or this 4 , i should say this 4 right over here represents 4, while this represents 40 so it is 10 times smaller than the 4 in 12,749 4 by itself is 10 times smaller than 40. All in all, regular fighting is taking place in 18 wars around the globe today public opinion reflects this sense of an ever more dangerous world: one survey a few years ago found that 60 percent of americans considered a third world war likely expectations for the new century were bleak even before the. The homo sapiens with the biggest brains lived 20,000 to 30,000 years ago in europe called the cro-magnons, they had barrel chests and huge, jutting jaws with enormous teeth consequently, their large brains have often been attributed to brawniness rather than brilliance in support of that claim, one. Blue whale a blue whale is the largest animal ever known to exist on earth noaa baleen whales lost their teeth gradually, replacing them fully with baleen about 20 million years ago we know a lot about ice sheets, ice caps, and glaciers froze into place, altering the ocean currents pyenson and.
Living planet report calculates humans are using 30% more resources than the earth can replenish each year at that rate humans would need two planets to provide for their wants in the 2030s, two decades earlier than the previous living planet report forecast just two years ago this figure is. 1 today's young adults (millennials ages 21 to 36 in 2017) are much better educated than the silent generation the educational trajectory of young women across the generations has been especially steep among silent generation women, only 9% had completed at least four years of college when they. Internet usage growth statistics, since 1995 till today, the history of the internet, the global village, links to web technology history in all parts of the world in a matter of very few years, the internet consolidated itself as a very powerful platform that has changed forever the way we do business, and the way we communicate. However, the annual rate of rise over the past 20 years has been 013 inches (32 millimeters) a year, roughly twice the average speed of the preceding 80 years persistently higher temperatures caused by global warming have led to greater- than-average summer melting as well as diminished snowfall due to later.
India and asia crashed about 55 million years ago, slowly giving rise to the himalaya, the highest mountain system on earth as the mash-up continues, the mountains get higher mount everest, the highest point on earth, may be a tiny bit taller tomorrow than it is today these convergent boundaries also occur where a. Concrete has become so prevalent in construction that more than half of all the concrete ever used was produced in the past 20 years wildlife, meanwhile, is being pushed into an ever smaller area of the earth, with just 25% of ice-free land considered wild now compared to 50% three centuries ago.
By 1980, 61% of children were living in this type of family, and today less than half (46%) are and while among men about 76% of first marriages that began in the late 1980s were still intact 10 years later, fully 88% of marriages that began in the late 1950s lasted as long, according to analyses of census. The eiffel tower, one of the most visited attractions in paris - nay, the world - welcoming almost seven million visitors per year, opened 129 years ago today read on for nazi soldiers then attempted to attach a swastika to the top, but it was so large it blew away and had to be replaced with a smaller one. Cloning has had a bigger impact on science, but a smaller one on human life, than many expected dolly, center, was the world's first cloned sheep day in the hills above edinburgh, scotland, when old friends and scientific colleagues ian wilmut and alan trounson set off on a hike two decades ago. The youth of todayteenagers are better behaved and less hedonistic nowadays but they are in 2015, 47% of unmarried 20- to 24-year-old japanese men said they had never had sex with a woman, up from 34% in 2002 in short, young people are less hedonistic and break fewer rules than in the past.
We do not know if today's population of seven billion is remotely sustainable, or what the limit is so a growing human population must pose some kind of a threat to the wellbeing of planet earth, mustn't it just 10,000 years ago there might have been no more than a few million people on the planet. Fifty years from now, we'll look back on this moment as a pivotal time in the history of vehicle safety, when engineers invented whole new technologies that make driving safer than but around the world car companies and governments are making advances in vehicle safety at an unprecedented pace.
In the three-quarters of a century that it has been among us, the tv set has been one of the key drivers of globalization, making the world a smaller place, with ever more modularity and standardization in product design: prior to 1970, tv manufacturing (like most manufacturing 30 years ago) was vertically integrated. In the early carboniferous period some 350 million years ago an earth year was around 385 days, ancient corals indicate, meaning not that it took longer for the planet to revolve around the sun, but that a day–night cycle was less than 23 hours long sedimentary rocks such as sandstone also testify to the. And the rate of hunger is also declining only 129 percent of the population in developing regions are hungry today, compared to 233 percent a quarter century ago here's a look at what hunger is like — and why it's declining the hungry person's diet the world's hungry people consume fewer than the. Previous studies have shown species are becoming extinct at a significantly faster rate than for millions of years before, but even so extinctions remain relatively rare giving the impression of a gradual loss of biodiversity the new work instead takes a broader view, assessing many common species which.
After immigrating from communist hungary and pioneering the airline leasing industry more than 40 years ago, steven f udvar-házy has grown his $16b fleet to steven f udvar-házy is making the world a smaller place opening celebration of air lease corporation on the nyse, april 20th, 2011. The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century is an international best-selling book by thomas l friedman that analyzes globalization, primarily in the early 21st century the title is a metaphor for viewing the world as a level playing field in terms of commerce, wherein all competitors have an equal opportunity. As the size of storage drives shrink, capacity increases -- dramatically here is a look at how data storage has changed over the last six decades. Today, 54 per cent of the world's population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66 per cent by 2050 the 2014 revision of the world urbanization prospects by un desa's population division notes that the largest urban growth will take place in india, china and nigeria.