It is official! Earth’s population has reached 7 billion humans. In the age of technology, it is not surprising that there is an app to celebrate this incredible milestone.
7 Billion: The App
There is a free app for the iPad available on the App Store. National Geographic is running the information-heavy app for the next year. Its main focus is releasing information on what this now means for the Earth that we have a population of 7 Billion. The app also provides readers with fun facts like it would take you 200 years to count to 7 Billion out loud. Have you downloaded http://mashable.com/2011/10/31/what-does-7-billion-people-mean/ app yet? We would love to know your thoughts!
So What Does 7 Billion Mean?
– Every second 5 people are born
– Every second 2 people die
– The average life span is now 69 years old
– In 1975, there were three mega-cities (cities with 10 million or more people)
– There are now 21 mega-cities
Want to see more? View the National Geographic YouTube video about the 7 Billion series!
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