25 interesting facts #17

401. The highest emitting 100 urban areas account for 18% of the global carbon footprint (Moran et al. 2018)

402. In the United States, indigenous land density has been reduced by nearly 99% (Farrell et al. 2022)

403. Researchers funded by the alcohol industry are more likely to report alcohol protective effects (Golder and McCambridge 2021)

404. The average amount of time visitors spent looking at great works of art is half a minute (Smith et al. 2017)

405. At least 60% of coffee species are threatened with extinction (Davis et al. 2019)

406. Ear wax mainly consists of skin (Launer 2021)

407. Consumers believe that products work better for others (Polman et al. 2021)

408. Many hand dryers operate at levels that are dangerous to children’s hearing (Keegan 2020)

409. Daily perceived stress predicts less next day social interaction (daSilva et al. 2021)

410. When having diplomatic immunity, United Nations officials in Manhattan from high‐corruption countries accumulated significantly more unpaid parking violations (Fisman and Miguel 2007)

411. In medieval and early modern Europe, large families protected monarchs from challenges from their elite groups and reduced their risk of being deposed (Kokkonen et al. 2021)

412. There are ∼73,000 tree species globally (Gatti et al. 2022)

413. Cacao beans and cotton textiles were used as currency in the Classic Maya financial system (Baron 2018)

414. Female representation leads countries to adopt more stringent climate change policies (Mavisakalyan and Tarverdi 2019)

415. People can describe warm colors (yellows/reds) better than cool colors (blues/greens) (Gibson et al. 2017)

416. Human behavioral complexity peaks at age 25 (Gauvrit et al. 2017)

417. Personal experiences bridge moral and political divides better than facts (Kubin et al. 2021)

418. People prefer algorithmic to human judgment (Logg et al. 2019)

419. Following the 1929 stock market crash, the Paris art market became more stable because of new investors seeking safe-havens (Rezaee and Sequeira 2021)

420. Prolific scientists gravitate toward global cities and remain there (Verginer and Riccaboni 2021)

421. Students eat less meat after studying meat ethics (Schwitzgebel et al. 2021)

422. Liberals and conservatives have different moral objections to bodily markets (Goenka and van Osselaer 2021)

423. Energy-intensive transport modes and luxury travel play a vital role in constructing rich kids’ self-image on Instagram (Cohen et al. 2021)

424. Dogs and cats in the United States consume as much dietary energy as approximately one-fifth of the people in the US (Okin 2017)

425. Over the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, European polities led by queens engaged in war more than polities led by kings (Dube and Harish 2020)

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