The simple truth about statistics
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All the Foreign Bodies That Got Stuck
Many things get stuck in people’s bodies. This is the percentage breakdown for the most common objects that end up in the emergency room.
Years You Have Left to Live, Probably
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
Household Types, Then and Now
Here’s how common each household type is and was — and how the makeup compares to a few decades ago.