Everything happens a lot more often than you think

I sometimes wonder about the frequency of random events, like “How many people in Seattle are currently on their first date ?”, or “How many bags of Haribo gummy bears are being sold in the US right now ?”. In that vein, here’s a thought-provoking image illustrating the frequency of a number of different events. Who knew there’s apparently a star that rotates 1000 times every couple of seconds , that people in Phoenix are so “safety”-minded , or that being a little leaguer is so stressful ? Looking at this, I suspect just about all my previous seat-of-the-pants guesstimates of the frequency of events were too low by a couple orders of magnitude.

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