In the amount of time it takes you to read this…

Posted: 2010/03/31 in Quotes

7.8 billion mosquitoes will hatch.
Only 65 000 will be swatted by humans.

Enough sunlight will reach the Earth’s surface to power the world for eighteen hundred years. Right now we are only able to harness enough to power Europe for 12 minutes.

55 million people will think about quitting their jobs.
1000 will actually quit their jobs.

150-190 million litres of ocean water will evaporate. The actual amounts vary since more ocean surface area is closer to the sun between the months of April and September due to the Earth’s tilt.

96 billion dollars of wealth will change hands. 54 million dollars will be going to someone more wealthy than the person parting with it. The rich are literally getting richer by the minute.

3 million meteors will enter a planet’s atmosphere in our galaxy alone. Most of them will be the size of a rice grain. 7 of them will be the size of Texas.

And finally, in the amount of time it takes you to read this, 247 000 people on the internet will read some sort of informational chart, graphic or presentation that is wildly inaccurate and has absolutely no reference to scientific studies.

Of course, none of this changes the fact that God hates sharks.


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