Numberland: The World in Numbers


Pick at these engrossing facts one at a time, or binge on them by section to get a larger picture of the numbers that make up the worldThe world is full of fascinating facts and statistics, but presented without context and in no particular order they can be overwhelming. By interpreting the world around us through numbers, you can break the most amazing and revealing of facts down to their bare bones. For example, did you know that the average eyelash lasts five months? That 400 quarter-pound hamburgers can be made out of one cow? Or that the average human will grow 590 miles of hair in their lifetime? Ordered in easily digestible sections such as "Around the World," "the USA," "Money," "Religion," and read more

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ISBN:

9781782430605

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction , Pop Culture

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

02 December 2013

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mitchell Symons