World births and deaths in real-time

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World births and deaths in real-time
Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:09 pm

Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:55 pm
  • god damn India, wear condoms and let obama be president so everyone gets free abortions,
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:02 am
  • I'm watching the Power of Tanzania stay in the top five for births. Relax, Tanzania.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:52 am
  • That is strangely hypnotizing. It's difficult to wrap your mind around births happening every second just because 7 billion is so hard to visualize. Great stuff.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:33 pm
  • Births are winning!

    But are they factoring in abortions in the deaths? Prolly not.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:58 pm
  • Somebody died in Renton :( RIP
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:31 pm
  • 400WattHPSHawk wrote:Births are winning!

    But are they factoring in abortions in the deaths? Prolly not.


    Noticed how dramatically that was true. 2-1 births while I was watching. Yay. More people. And they're not even 'Mericans.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:32 am
  • China and India, wtf! lol

    Interesting website though, it is kind of hypnotizing.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:57 pm
  • Would it be wrong of me to be annoyed with this site? I hate planet overpopulation, and this didn't thrill me at all. We're like a virus, just like Agent Smith said in the Matrix. I think 1 Billion, not 7 billion would be much, much better for everyone and everything.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:02 pm
  • What you talking about Blue? India has it all together man! :D

    There's room for a couple more!

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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:35 am
  • I guess we can view war as "population control"?
    I hate both overpopulation and war. Wonder when the tipping point will be.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:09 am
  • Earth's land mass is somewhere around (57,505,693.767 sq mi). That is roughly 8 square miles per person on this planet. Plenty of room.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Sun Nov 03, 2013 11:05 am
  • 400WattHPSHawk wrote:Earth's land mass is somewhere around (57,505,693.767 sq mi). That is roughly 8 square miles per person on this planet. Plenty of room.


    You missed the decimal point. It's more like .008 sq miles per person. And you also don't factor in habitable land area, which is around 43%. That leaves more like .0035 sq miles per person.

    Finally, if you factor in area needed for agriculture and forests, it's even less land per person.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:35 pm
  • There are many overpopulated urban areas but the earth itself is far from overpopulated. We just need to be better.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:45 pm
  • You guys who talk about population control obviously assume that you won't be part of the 'controlled'.

    Why?
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:25 am
  • The Outfield wrote:Somebody died in Renton :( RIP


    When i was watching it for a while they were all on the east coast and nothing on the west coast.

    east coast death bias!
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:44 pm
  • BlueThunder wrote:Would it be wrong of me to be annoyed with this site? I hate planet overpopulation, and this didn't thrill me at all. We're like a virus, just like Agent Smith said in the Matrix. I think 1 Billion, not 7 billion would be much, much better for everyone and everything.


    Most people who say such things live in cities, I've observed.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:08 pm
  • SonicHawk wrote:You guys who talk about population control obviously assume that you won't be part of the 'controlled'.

    Why?


    I was waiting for that one. It always comes up in these discussions. All of us have already been born. What are we supposed to do? Off ourselves? If I had never been born, I seriously doubt I would have cared much. Plus offing ourselves would account for 1 in 7 billion. Statistically insignificant. The solution is to let less sperm cells reach their destination, worldwide. Therein lies the problem looking for a solution. But I guess eventual lack of food supply will eventually limit things to a maximum number of humans, but not before we consume every resource on the planet. Man, right now is a really good time to be alive! Good luck future generations! :34853_doh:
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:10 pm
  • MontanaHawk05 wrote:
    BlueThunder wrote:Would it be wrong of me to be annoyed with this site? I hate planet overpopulation, and this didn't thrill me at all. We're like a virus, just like Agent Smith said in the Matrix. I think 1 Billion, not 7 billion would be much, much better for everyone and everything.


    Most people who say such things live in cities, I've observed.


    Actually, I live in the sparsely populated sticks on the outskirts of Arlington, WA. But every time I try to travel through Seattle on I-5 to simply get to Tacoma, these thoughts enter my head...
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:04 pm
  • How do they know for sure?
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:05 pm
  • Rocket wrote:How do they know for sure?
    Is this Santa's off-season job?


    It's based on statistics.
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Re: World births and deaths in real-time
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:48 pm
  • Rocket wrote:How do they know for sure?
    Is this Santa's off-season job?


    These are estimates not real time data. Only the NSA has that.
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