We all know how important the right posture is for your health throughout the day. But did you know that this doesn’t stop once you close your eyes at night?
Which sleeping positions are best, which ones are the sleeping equivalent of walking on your hands? This great infographic lays it all out.
Over the last 150 years, how humans spend their time has changed quite drastically. As the chart above shows, the amount of time humans spend working has been on a steady decline over the last century and a half. by In most countries, the typical work week has dropped by approximately 30 hours over the last 150 years.
On average, humans live 75 years. That?s about 3,900 weeks. Or 27,000 days. Or 648,000 hours. We spend about a third of that time sleeping, and that number hasn?t changed over the last century. What has changed drastically is how we spend our time when we are awake.
There are 168 hours in a week and we spend 56 hours of the week sleeping. This leaves 112 hours for everything else. If you go back 150 years, humans spent 70 hours of the 112 working. However, how humans spend their time has…
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Scientist Sylvia Earle (TED Talk: My wish: Protect our oceans) has spent the past five decades exploring the seas. During that time, she’s witnessed a steep decline in ocean wildlife numbers — and a sharp incline in the number of ocean deadzones and oil drilling sites. An original documentary about Earle’s life and work premieres today on Netflix. Watch it here.
Below, four ocean infographic gifs from the film.
What happened to the coral reefs?
Between 1950 and 2014, half of the coral reefs across the oceans died.
What happened to tuna, sharks, and cod?
Between 1950 and 2014, Pacific Bluefin Tuna, sharks, and North Atlantic Cod were all almost fished to extinction. Between 5% and 10% remain.
The number of ocean deadzones then and now:
Ocean deadzones are spots in the sea where life no longer exists. They occur when massive fertilizer runoff (or other ocean crises) set in motion an oxygen-depriving chain of events…
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