Did you know this?by / May 19, 2016 / Leave a comment
Published in June 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine
More Americans were shot and killed by toddlers in 2015 than were killed by Islamist terrorists.
snopes.com, 17th December 2015
In 2013 it was estimated that in property terms London’s top 10 boroughs were worth more than all of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales combined.
BBC, 30th September 2015
Manchester United have spent more money on new players in the last two years than Premier League winners Leicester City have in their 132-year existence.
Less time separates us from the Tyrannosaurus than separated the Tyrannosaurus from the Stegosaurus.
The Atlantic, 18th April 2016
Delhi has 8.5m vehicles on its roads and adds 1,400 more every day.
BBC, 15th April 2016
Over the last five years, the British government has spent more than £350,000 chauffeur driving ministerial red boxes around Whitehall.
Huffington Post, 20th April 2016
John Kerry is now the most travelled Secretary of State in US history; he beat Condoleezza Rice when he reached 1.06m miles in April.
PBS, 6th April 2016
Per head, Bangladesh is the least visited country in the world; it has 160m people but had only 125,000 international tourists in 2014. Andorra is the most visited, with a population of less than 75,000 and over two million tourists.
priceonomics.com, 22nd April 2016