A powerful cyclone wiped out 1.3% of Sweden’s forest in 2005. The wood was collected and organised (think IKEA) into an open-air storage, 2.5 km long, 13 meters high. This made it the largest timber storage in the world. It holds 75 million cubic meters of wood. IKEA won’t run out of furniture any time soon.
This pie chart shows how young professionals living in London spend their monthly incomes.
Having employed and spoken to a number of fresh grads in London, I find this pie chart to be quite accurate for young people aged 22-25.
Most of the salary is spent on rent, which is very pricey in London. As you gain work experience and start earning more, by the age of 25-30, the rent normally drops to 30% of your salary.
Many in London try to reduce this expense by sharing rent with partners and flatmates.
Pie chart made by a Twitter user @qguk
Research suggests that if you are walking with a cup of coffee, tea or any other liquid, your chances of spilling it are the highest between your 7th and 10th step. It’s pure physics, nothing personal. This is when your coffee movement gains a high enough amplitude to spill over the rim.
Count your steps next time you carry an open cup of coffee in your office corridor.