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Here’s a fresh take on a complex set of data. What if you took all the statistics about everyone in the world and boiled it all down into one question: what if the world was just 100 people? What if you took the billions and billions of people on Earth and made it so only 100 people could represent them? You’d get some super-simplified but interesting stats, that’s for sure.
from All That Is Interesting

14 Amazing Infographics Bound To Blow Your Mind

Here’s a fresh take on a complex set of data. What if you took all the statistics about everyone in the world and boiled it all down into one question: what if the world was just 100 people? What if you took the billions and billions of people on Earth and made it so only 100 people could represent them? You’d get some super-simplified but interesting stats, that’s for sure.

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from Mail Online

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

Inside the Kowloon Walled City where 50,000 residents eked out a grimy living in the most densely populated place on earth

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Satellite images of Earth show roads, air traffic, cities at night and internet cables

Human technology presence over North America at night. Global map showing major road and rail networks over land, along with transmission line and underwater cable data superimposed over satellite images of cities illuminated at night.

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from Mail Online

The most desolate city on Earth: Take a tour of the ghostly Battleship Island crumbling into the sea off the coast of Japan

軍艦島 - Gunkanjima - is one among 505 uninhabited islands in the Nagasaki Prefecture about 15 kilometers from Nagasaki itself. The island was populated from 1887 to 1974 as a coal mining facility. The island's most notable features are the abandoned concrete buildings and the sea wall surrounding it. The island has been administered as part of Nagasaki city since 2005; it had previously been administered by the former town of Takashima.

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from Mail Online

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable - despite the low reported crime rate in later years

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I cannot help thinking when I see all the pictures of Big Cats on Pinterest that it is a ode of farewell. And mostly I don't like the pics because many are from zoo settings as the largest population of Big Cats are caged.

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from the Guardian

Amphibians facing 'terrifying' rate of extinction

The Amazon Milk Frog (by Adrien Sifre) - beautiful, but one of many creatures on this planet threatened by deforestation & warming climates. Caused by over-population of mankind. 7 billion today...what about in 20 years?

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