People today are living longer, healthier, and happier lives than ever before

In a video published by Bill Gates on his Youtube channel, originally titled “Humanity is fighting back against the Grim Reaper”, Steven Pinker, the Canadian-American cognitive psychologist, linguist, popular science author, and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University explains why people today are living longer, healthier, and happier lives than ever before. …

What would happen if humans became extinct?

In the last few thousand years, humans have had a powerful impact on Earth. Within a geological blink of an eye, we exploded out of Africa to colonize virtually every inhabitable space on the planet. We dammed the rivers, domesticated animals, deforested many areas, changed the chemistry of the atmosphere and the seas… the list …

Human Population Through Time [Video]

The Earth is getting more crowded every single day. As of 2023, the world population was estimated at 8 billion. Our planet is already overpopulated, and despite the growth of the population slowing down, the situation will be worse: the United Nations estimates it will further increase to 11.2 billion in the year 2100. Here …