An abridged version of xkcd’s ‘Frequency’ of actions (Averages) around the world, check out the longer version. [x]
It’s interesting to see something so incredibly huge, like deaths/births per minute displayed so simply.
someone buys a vibrator
everything happens so much
it’s a great big world out there
Daniel Handler — It’s the Words (A Thank You From Lemony Snicket)
Here is Mr. Snicket’s representative, Mr. Handler, singing an anthem of thanks to the award committee.
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