If we assume that only 5% of all the humans that will ever be born…

If we assume that only 5% of all the humans that will ever be born have already been born (about 60 billion), then we can predict that 1.2 trillion humans will ever be born. Assuming that the world population stabilizes at 10 billion at a life expectancy of 80 years, it can be estimated that the remaining 1.14 trillion humans that will ever be born will be born in 9120 years. This is the Doomsday Argument.

When Marlon Brando was studying to become an actor in New York…

When Marlon Brando was studying to become an actor in New York, a teacher instructed his class to act like chickens, and added that a nuclear bomb was about to fall on them. Most of the class clucked and ran around wildly, but Brando sat calmly and pretended to lay an egg. Asked by Adler why he had chosen to react this way, he said, “I’m a chicken – What do I know about bombs?” Brando is hailed for bringing realism to film acting.

The tailbone, the appendix, and ‘goose bumps’ are all examples of human…

The tailbone, the appendix, and ‘goose bumps’ are all examples of human vestigiality, or traits that occur in humans which have lost their function through evolution. The tailbone is the remnant of a lost tail, the appendix was used for digestive purposes, and ‘Goose Bumps’ would flare body hair as a defense mechanism or to keep warm.