If we put all the ants in the world together on a weighing machine would they out weigh all human beings?

This is a fun exercise and is going to contain assumptions: Embery, Joan with Ed Lucaire. Collection of Amazing Animal Facts. 1983.”Scientists estimate that there are one quadrillion (1,000,000,000,000,000) ants living on the earth at any given time.”one quadrillion ants. More recent estimate point out to about 10 times more. 10,000 Trillion is the number and […]

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How there were at least 100 Billion People who have been born on Earth?

Any such exercise can be only a highly speculative enterprise, to be undertaken with far less seriousness than most demographic inquiries. Nonetheless, it is a somewhat intriguing idea that can be approached on at least a semi-scientific basis. To start the deduction we need to know the world population, this is elucidated in the image […]

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Can we stop global warming by actually not using plastic bags or are we just delaying the inevitable?

The Earth is 4.5 billion years old, Humans have lived say for 100,000 years, the earth, much before the arrival of humans has seen major extinctions and climatic changes that were far dramatic than one in place today and we have the conceit to think we can stop this climate change by using fewer plastic […]

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