Tuesday, November 21, 2006

More People Everyday...

Wow. When I was back in grade school, the population statistics I remember were that the US population was 250 million, and the world population was 4 billion. Big numbers, and I thought, if I could just get everyone to send me a dollar...

Ah, the dreams of youth.

A quick trip to the population clocks at http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html took me by surprise. The US population has just recently climbed over 300 million and the world population is up to over 6.5 billion. Simply amazing. 20% and 60% growth respectively.

I suppose that it's good to keep track of this stuff, if just for the sake of scale. There really are quite a lot of people out there.

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