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It would cost $265 billion to solve world hunger, we spend $333 billion on bottled water.

Sorry this isn’t actually a fun fact but when I discovered it I couldn’t stop thinking about it and had to share! Please share this and donate here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/291614992464329/10159129972526628/ Estimates of how much money it would take to end world hunger range from $7 billion to $265 billion per year, a recent UN report stated …

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Why is it called quarantine?

The word quarantine comes from quarantena, the Venetian for ‘forty’. This is because during the times of the Black Death (15th century) ships returning to Venice were ordered to remain on an island for 40 days( which is where we get the word ‘isolation’ coming from the latin ‘insula’ meaning island). Why 40 days? The …

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