East Asia is a crowded place. The crazy-cramped architecture of locales like Hong Kong gives you an idea. But this image posted to Reddit by valeriepieris puts that population consolidation in a whole new light. And for the most part, it seems pretty accurate. Read More >>
It's difficult to get a handle on the population density around the world. Fortunately, this visualisation makes it a little easier to get your head round. Read More >>
In 1804 we were one billion humans in this planet. Now we are seven billion. How the hell did we grew so much is so little time? This video by National Public Radio has the answer. [NPR] Read More >>
The world's 7 billionth person was a tiny little girl named Danica May Camacho who was born today in Manila, the Philipines, and weighed just 5.5 pounds (she was one month premature). Read More >>
Do you know where you fit in chronologically with the seven billion or so human folk running around sweet Terra? BBC has a really cool tool that lets you plug in your birthday to get an approximation of which number human you were to sprout up on the planet. Read More >>
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