"The majority of Americans (88%) say it is not at all acceptable to cheat on taxes; this ethical attitude is not changing over time."
"The government is the primary lender for students who borrow for college, but it relies on 8 outside contractors to service its $1.3 trillion portfolio."
"U.S. employers added a scant 20,000 jobs in February 2019, far below forecasts of 180,000."
"The maternal death rate in the U.S. has nearly doubled over the last three decades; in Finland they've cut it in half."
"Less than a tenth of the 9 billion tonnes of plastic ever produced has been recycled, most ending in landfills or amassing in the environment."
"In August 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury named more than 300 clergy in a report which found more than 1,000 children had been abused."
"By age 17, after most girls have gone through puberty, more than half of girls -- 51% -- will have quit sports."
"Nearly 80% of people who die from drowning are male."
"On Tinder, there are more than 1 billion profile swipes per day and 12 million matches made per day."
"An average 83 per 10,000 public educators quit in the first 10 months of 2018, the highest rate on record."
"National parks visitor numbers have increased 26% over the last decade. In one month, the 10 most visited parks suffered more than 11,000 vandalism incidents."
"Robots will replace 5 million workers by 2020."
"Netflix’s latest streaming record: members viewed 250 million hours of video on a single day in January."
"More than 4 billion data records were stolen globally in 2016."
"81% of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers have used social media as evidence in divorce cases."
"Americans touch their mobile devices more than 2,600 times a day on average."
"At the end of 2014, Amazon said it had 15,000 robots operating across 10 warehouses. In 2015, that number rose to 30,000, and now Amazon has 45,000."
In 1996, young people (20s-30s) launched 35% of startups. By 2014, it was 18%."
"On a passenger train, your safest bet just may be to sit in the middle cars, or one car behind the middle. Most collisions happen at the front or rear of a train."