Your life on Earth

Oct 21, 2014

The BBC has a fun piece that shows changes over your lifetime. Enter your date of birth, gender, and height, and you get personalized data nuggets, categorized by how you changed, how the world changed, and how people changed the world during your years on this planet.

For me: 161 major volcano eruptions, 72 solar eclipses, and a 2.7 billion increase in global population.

Naturally, as with most global numbers, these are based on estimates from a wide range of sources, so keep that in the back of your mind as you scroll.

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