Are indian husbands the most arrogant husbands in the world?

Even before writing an answer to this question I am wondering about what on this earth made you ask this question. Anyways,I am a married Indian woman and have a loving husband who is quite an Indian, a father who has been quite a wonderful husband to

Do women feel they live in a male dominated world?

This answer may end up flagged or some may not agree with what I might say. You have been warned.I see myself as a feminist. I believe that women and men are equal, we were made to co-exist with one another, and I think we do.But, when you look at psychology and science.

How is India viewed outside India?

My experience in Japan -On a bus journey in Kanagawa prefecture (Japan) in Nov 2017, I met a Japanese grandpa (in his 70s) who was good in English and had been to 40+ countries in his young age for office work. He had also been to the

If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?

This may not be the absolute biggest regret in my life, as I have many, but it is the most recent. It is something that every day since I wish I could go back in time to change.The moment I would change is the moment I signed a consent form to allow my

In one sentence, what makes life beautiful?

I asked my friend this question. He always talks philosophically. He pondered over this question and asked me why we are living.I stared at him with nothing in my mind. I didn't intend to answer this question.Then he again asked a question how

Is religion the biggest business in the world?

Disclaimer: No offence meant to any enlightened (including ‘me

What are some misconceptions in the world about India and its people?

This answer is especially for Indian readers who have been constantly fed that all Govts since 1947 have been corrupt, and that they have done nothing for India. Though it may be partly true, it is a misconception.In this answer, I am going to put my thoughts straight, and many may disagree

What are some of the most beautiful buildings or monuments in the world?

Firstly, there is slight difference between a 'monument' and a 'building'. Unlike the latter, the former is dedicated to a person, event etc. But owing to a majority of the answers, I guess it would be appropriate to forget this thin

What are some things only done in the United States?

Thanksgiving is the most obvious one but there are others... I'm fairly sure you guys are the only ones who think Peanut butter and chocolate are a good combination. The rest of us find it deeply unappetizing. I don't think anyone else has sororities.Your political system and the way in which you

What are the best jobs for travelling around the world?

If you are one of these people who love travel but don't want to risk quitting your job and not having a steady stream of income, there are other ways to see the world. You don't have to leave the workforce or even drain

What are the most underrated and undervalued countries? Why?

All of these have their share of problems, just like the over-rated countries. But the problems are massively outweighed by the good stuff.Austria. If there's a wealthier, more peaceful, more quietly democratic country in the world that just modestly gets the job done well without making a big deal out of it, I'm not aware of it. Much more

What are the perks of being a solo traveler?

Thanks for the A2A.To answer your question honestly, "I don't know"I had 2 solo trips alone before and I am now on my third while posting this. A little about me : I'm currently 22, did my engineering from a top college in Andhra Pradesh and landed

What if animals could talk? What do you think would happen?

Animals talk.Some use sounds as we do, others communicate with chemical or visual signals.If the gold standard for talking is communicating with other species, we're pretty much doofuses. Anyone who's explained to a bear he isn't food knows that.People like that parrots talk human. But parrots aren't just mimics, they're smart

What is the general perception about India and Indians around the world, before and after people visit India?

Indians where I have lived in Yuba City, California have a mixed feel when compared to Chinese or Mexicans.  They are the most clannish group of any of the immigrants I have encountered.   Their language is a mystery making them appear to be very secretive though in practice

What is the highest valued currency in the world today?

These are the top 10 highest currency in the world with respect to the value in Indian Rupees. The strength or popularity of a currency is an entirely different thing. A Euro or the USD holds more value, is traded more and is used in more countries than the

What is the most diverse country in nature in the world?

Ok let me see if I understood your question correctly. You want diversity in nature. First let me start off with countries that deserve an honorable mention. These countries include China, South Africa, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Australia, Canada and Russia. Now as you can see

What is the most hated or disliked country in the world?

India & Indians by a long shot.As an Indian it makes me sad & also a bit scared sometimes to see the wild racism against India & Indians on the internet thesedays. Let me bring you some quick examples from every corner of the internet.The most shocking part is, haters are

What is the most important job in the whole world and why?

Farmers and (to a lesser extent) fisher-men.A lot of the other jobs mentioned, like doctors, are very important in particular circumstances; for instance, if you need a life-saving operation, then surgeons are essential. However, in general, health has a lot less to do with doctors than with good lifestyle choices, like

What is the most stable currency in the world?

A currency said to be stable when the Central bank of a nation with a safe currency should have a strong balance sheet, with more assets than liabilities.U.S. dollar considered as a safe-haven currency. The U.S. economy is the world's largest economy as well as the most stable.

What is the most under-appreciated cuisine of the world?

I'd say:Eastern European / Balkan:  It's only appreciated in areas of the US that have a concentration of people from here. Bosnian, Slovenian, Slovakian, all good stuff!  (Another poster mentioned Russian cuisine, which could to some extent fit into

What is the most valuable coin in the world?

I'll address only the second half of your question since Christopher answered the first part of the question accurately, although to elaborate it was the 1794 Neil/Carter example, considered a Specimen strike by PCGS and thought to be the first US Silver Dollar ever struck, and it

What is the single most valuable item in the world?

Water is the most valuable item on Earth because without it everything dies.Life has two extremely basic requirements: water and a source of energy. Life as we know it requires a source of water.You only have to look in our solar system

What is the world's most valuable asset?

WATER!Water is the most valuable asset on this and any planet. Water is the one thing that actually provides life. Some might say food but without water, there is no food. Water provides us with sustenance, energy, climate control, air filtration, protection, etc. The average person can survive 20 - 30 days without food but

What professions does the future world require most?

In a truly future world, the machines will be able to do a lot of the intellectual work that many professions currently perform. A human may possibly be better situated to create a more acceptable interface for appearance's sake.Also those who can formulate and justify more top level goals, entrepreneurs and artists who

What were the best kept secrets that are now uncovered?

1.  That doctors know everything; 2.  That parents know everything; 3.  "You will do this when you grow up";4.  That Americans stand for democracy and Representative government; 5.  That Americans are concerned about the welfare of

What's the best/most popular sports league in the world?

It would be either IPL or the newly introduced T10 cricket league.IPL is not only one of the most profitable domestic leagues but also one of the most star-studded and most watched across the Indian subcontinent and in Asia.It is also cash rich to a wide extent and will be getting even

Which country is the most underrated one in global tourism?

We did a couple trip to tahiti islands last month - including bora bora. Let me give you some background about the islands:French polynesia is a group of 5 archipelago which comes under French rule (so your visa is issued by french govt)One archipelago is Society islands

Which is the best food in the world?

Here are some of the best dishes in worldIndiaAs we remember, the cow is a sacred animal here and the majority of Indians are vegetarians. Traditional Indian food uses many different spices and is slathered with flavourful sauce. They are also big fans of Indian homemade white cheese, called Panir. Every dish

Which is the best sport in the world and why?

Soccer/Football, because its so basic, all you need is a ball of no specific size, you could use tennis balls or basketballs if you had nothing else (tennis ball is fun:), and no other equipment. Its quick to set up, like if you play cricket, you need bats, balls

Which is the most abused profession in the world?

Once viewed as a problem strictly associated with body builders, fitness "buffs," and professional athletes, the abuse of steroids is prevalent in today's society. This is an alarming problem because of increased abuse over the years, and the ready availability of steroids and steroid related products. The problem is widespread throughout society

Which is the most overrated and underrated country in the world and why?

Don't know about underrated but overrated would be India for sureSince its independence India fails to overtake even 15 countries.Countries like Taiwan,China,south korea,Singapore all started there journey after India and now just look at the difference between India and rest of them.Chinese IT industry is 20

Which is the most patriotic country in the world?

Everyone here just answered for themselves and so their answers are somehow manipulated with emotions . So we need an unbiased source to give us the proper results. Well luckily

Which is the most powerful military unit in the world?

May be we all have different views regarding this answer but according to me our INDIAN ARMY is the most powerful army in the whole world.1. I remember one famous saying by Mr. Saddam Hussein on INDIAN ARMY ' if I have 300 soldiers from INDIAN ARMY

Who are some of the most beautiful women in the world?

I think the most beautiful women in the world are Kazakh and Armenian women. They have very different features from each other, but one thing they share in common is that they're very beautiful.Kazakh WomenThey are in Central Asia and have perfect hair, skin, nose,

Why are People so Frustrated?

Frustration is a state of mind which arises when something/someone prevents us, our plan, our action, from progressing, succeeding or achieving our goal, aim, desires ....being fulfilled.It comes when we feel disagreed and dissatisfied from inside.It is a feeling of despair.Our soul, mind, heart and body

Why does it take 7 years to get a divorce case completed in India?

6 months to 1 year in filing and initial WS and maybe 1 interim applicationAdd 1 year in case more interim applications. Generally evidence stage won't be reached within first 1.5 to 2 years.Add 2–4 years in evidence/cross exam.Add 1-2 years in final arguments, orders.Why does it take so many

Are there any brain training apps worth paying for?

Who would have thought that a brain overload may be behind many of the issues we look to therapists to help solve? The missing link is the incomplete development of the cerebellum. The incomplete development shows up as poor concentration, poor focus at school and

Are there bad people in the world?

Oh yes, yes... There are bad people. Really, really bad people. Who know they are bad - and like it. And there are quite a few of them."There are bad actions but no bad people" is meaningless tripe. Ones actions are part of what makes a person good or bad.

How do people view European countries?

Indonesian here, attention many names inclued.Albania: Football players (Taulant Xhaka*), pop singers (Dua Lipa*), bunkers and Skanderbeg.Andorra: Tax-free shopping and skiing*.Armenia: First Christian country, many diasporas* and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.Austria: Former superpower, classical music*, apple pie*, winter sports and Marco Haller.Azerbaijan: Oil, Turkey's clone and Aliyevs.Belarus: Mini Russia, dictatorsip and Vasil

How would the world/society be if animals could speak?

I think it would not be that much different from the way it is now. There is already so much diversity of lives of humans. People speak all different languages, although I think the European people usually know English in addition to

Is there any popularity ranking of sports played across the world? Barring football/soccer, where do other sports stand?

I found a list of the sports with most fans; considering many fans themselves will practice that sport it could be similar to the top played sports. Football (but as you mention I'll leave that aside)Cricket. Has 2-3 billion fans, mainly in the Commonwealth countries.Basketball. Approximately 2-3 billion fans too, mainly in

What are the most dangerous things in the world?

Apathy There is a song by Nickelback. I am using some of the lines here:If everyone cared and nobody cried If everyone loved and nobody lied If everyone shared and swallowed their pride Then we'd see the day, when

What are the most overrated travel destinations?

This really depends on who you are and what you enjoy but here are my three:Athens:Athens is a beautiful city and I highly recommend visiting. The plus sides are the raki and ouzo, which are the native moonshines essentially (had some really good memories drinking

What are the most overrated 'underrated things' in the world?

Most overrated: rational thought, logic and reason. Yes, at times it's helpful and has enabled huge technological advances, but we rely too much on it and give it far too great an emphasis in how we use our minds and consciousness.Most underrated: our inner knowing, intuition, ability to reflect and to create; our ability to live with a natural

What are the most powerful nations in world?

A lot of people only ranked countries based on military power, but they fail to realize the importance of soft power. So, I will list both. It is 10/2/2018 right now, for any future reader that will read this.Soft Power(in no particular order):United StatesThe U.S. is undoubtedly a very powerful soft power. Hollywood has the

What if animals could talk? What do you think would happen?

Animals talk.Some use sounds as we do, others communicate with chemical or visual signals.If the gold standard for talking is communicating with other species, we're pretty much doofuses. Anyone who's explained to a bear he isn't food knows that.People like that parrots talk human. But parrots aren't just mimics, they're

What is the best way to help a homeless person on the street? How can we help break these people out of a life of dependence?

"Housing." When we think about the needs of the homeless, we often think first about housing. Homeless people are defined by what they are lacking in terms of this physical need. But there are other needs of the homeless that are often overlooked. If we flipped Maslow's Pyramid and started with what we can best offer each other as

What is the capital of the United States of America?

The capital of the United States is Washington D.C. (District of Columbia). (If you want a short answer, stop reading here. However, if you want a long-winded response on the history of the nation's capital and the legal issues of Washington D.C., then read on)It houses the three major branches

What is the fastest growing sport in the world right now?

I'm always amused when someone mentions the phrase

What is the most interesting facts of 2016?

It was a year defined by political turmoil, heartbreaking losses, monumental disappointments and near-global discord. Our phones exploded, the Zika virus spread and Ryan Lochte may or may not have vandalized a bathroom in Rio.In World:Physicists confirm existence of gravitational waves

What is the safest transportation system in the world?

The report EU Transport Pocketbook of 2014 contains some figures that can help to answer this question (for Europe).Lives lost (pages 105–108):Airplane: (2004–2013): 326 lives lost → average 33 lives/yearCar/taxi: 13,481 lives/yearMotorcycle: 4,131 lives/yearCoach/bus: 99 lives/yearTrain (2005–2012): 496 lives lost → average 62 lives/yearAnd now it comes the tricky part, as this number

What is the worst food in the world?

I'm of the opinion that you can come to enjoy the taste of most foods (assuming they are fresh and healthy - by which I mean not deadly). So it's worth eating the foods you dislike because you may come to like them.Over the course of my three years in Thailand I tried everything

What would happen to man-made satellites if humans suddenly disappeared?

Telecommunications satellites are generally built to be disposable in that no one is going up and doing mechanical repairs on them.Low-earth orbit -- which are a few hundred to a thousand-plus kilometers up -- often are designed to re-enter the atmosphere and burn up after a handful of years. They also occasionally

What would the world be like if Nazi Germany had never lost the war?

The world if:GB made a nonaggression pact with Germany after the fall of France. Hitler never wanted a war with GB since they were Anglo-Saxons. USSR eventually surrenders to Germany. Germany realizes it cannot occupy all of the USSR so the Soviets remain in

What's the best/most popular sports league in the world?

It would be either IPL or the newly introduced T10 cricket league.IPL is not only one of the most profitable domestic leagues but also one of the most star-studded and most watched across the Indian subcontinent and in Asia.It is also cash rich to a wide extent and will

Which are the 10 most famous countries in the world?

This is very similar to: Which country is best known for its culture? anyway size matters, essentially only empires count:USA - economy, films, armed forces, technology, has an empire, culture, flag.UK - english language, representative government, industrial revolution, has bits of an empire, technology, ball games, London, books, films, theatre, science, flag.Russia - worst

Which is the best food in the world?

Here are some of the best dishes in worldIndiaAs we remember, the cow is a sacred animal here and the majority of Indians are vegetarians. Traditional Indian food uses many different spices and is slathered with flavourful sauce. They are also big fans of Indian

Why is the world male-dominated?

Fundamentally, men are afraid of the "magic" that women possess to create life... a power that appears to be beyond their control.  This fear drives men to try to practice an unnatural degree of subjugation... one that, ultimately, is doomed

Can one person really change the world?

The answers written here are certainly insightful and inspiring, and that's saying something, because I am someone who does not get inspired easily, and even if I do, it rarely translates into a productive, sustainable action.Realising that you want to change a world where a majority of the

Do you want to make the world a better place?

Short answer - Yes.  In the meantime I have to live in the world as it is.One of the classic problems with this sort of question is that different people will have different concepts of how the world should be 'better' and what the best path to getting

If you could dream any dream you wanted to dream at night, what would you dream?

A baby I miscarried 25 years ago.My father.The green mountains of Medellin, my native land.My sons' own dreams realized.The places in my bucket list where I would love to travel one day.The WHO announcing that finally, there are no recorded deaths of children, caused by hunger and malnutrition, because the famines in the world have been eradicated.I

If you were to teach the world one thing, what would it be?

We should understand that Kindness towards others irrespective of their caste, creed, race and most importantly looks is more divine than worship.It is so much sad that even today we see honor killing. In some societies doing intercaste marriage or even love marriage within same caste seems to be an unpardonable offense.

Indian Ethnicity and People: How familiar is India around the world?

Quite familiar! Some people here in the US know more about India than I do. And it's not surprising. Let me share my experiences.Today I was waiting for the bus while talking to my roommate. The next bus was after half an hour. A man sitting on the bench behind me tapped me on

Is India the most overrated country in the world?

There was recently a world-wide competition to find out the most overrated country in the world. The judges had almost decided that no other country but India deserved this distinction. However, just before the announcement was to be made, someone brought to the notice of the judges just a few of the achievements

Is religion the biggest business in the world?

Disclaimer: No offence meant to any enlightened (including ‘me

Is the USA the best country in the world based on indicators like health, happiness, life expectancy, infant mortality, medicine, literacy, quality of education, and infrastructure?

Having spent a lot of time abroad, I will say one thing:America is not perfect by any means, it's got its problems like all countries.America lags behind in public transportation in most places, but you also need to consider population density. America has very low population density compared to many nations, like

Is the world a better place because you're here?

"The world"? No of course not. Nobody can make the world a better place. 100 billion lives over hundreds of thousands of years, how can one life make any difference? And that's only thinking of humanity, if you extend this to the world the world, then we are nothing.The funny

Is there evidence the Bible is a lie?

Is there evidence the Bible is a lie?Any good evidence?The Bible isn't one statement; it's a collection of stories. If you mean is there evidence that some of these stories aren't true, then of course there is. Genesis 1 & 2 have 6-day creation stories

What are some cool unknown tech blogs around the world?

For a blog to be unknown it means that most people would not know about it.To find it, it means someone has had to put the effort in to search out and find a tech blog that interests them.  If someone

What are some misconceptions in the world about India and its people?

This answer is especially for Indian readers who have been constantly fed that all Govts since 1947 have been corrupt, and that they have done nothing for India. Though it may be partly true, it is a misconception.In this answer, I am going to put my thoughts straight, and many may disagree with me, but there are times when

What are some things Americans should learn from the rest of the world?

From Hong KongTax policy  17% top rate on income earned in H.K. above a minimum, no tax on capital gains.Okay, the government in Hong Kong has to send out these notices that say "we may owe your money" and "please only pay what you owe"Note these are HKDollars, about 7 HK Dollars per US

What are some things only done in the United States?

Thanksgiving is the most obvious one but there are others... I'm fairly sure you guys are the only ones who think Peanut butter and chocolate are a good combination. The rest of us find it deeply unappetizing. I don't think anyone else has

What are some things the outside world would be shocked to learn about the United States of America?

Scanning some of the answers posted here makes me a bit sad.  As an American who has had the opportunity to travel widely and live abroad for a year as a teenager, I feel many of the characterizations I see

What are the most beautiful lakes in the world?

There are numerous number of lakes around the world that varies in many different parameters. Also, there are some are small lakes and some are as large as you can even call them oceans. Let me list out

What are the most common misconceptions about globalization?

A single world government is the inevitable goal of a global economy.This is by far the most common misconception people in the west, primarily conservatives, have about globalization. It does not matter how diverse nation-states are, or the recognition and respect for their existence

What can rest of the world learn from India?

In 1947, Almost 60% of the population was below the poverty line. The life expectancy was 32 years. We had one of the highest infant mortality rate in the world- 50 deaths for every 1000 births and a literacy rate of mere

What country should most countries fear?

The United States.Here's why... Earth has had 248 armed conflicts since WW2. The United States of America started 201 of them (81%), killing millions of people.According to factual statistics these U.S.-started armed attacks have killed approximately 20 million and counting. 90% of these deaths

What do foreigners don't like about India?

They say that Americans either love or hate India. I love it, and I settled here. The following list is made up of complaints that OTHERS might have about India, NOT ME (one exception), so I hope no one will misunderstand and accuse me falsely.Some foreigners

What is the general perception about India and Indians around the world, before and after people visit India?

Indians where I have lived in Yuba City, California have a mixed feel when compared to Chinese or Mexicans.  They are the most clannish group of any of the immigrants I have encountered.   Their language is a mystery making them appear to be very secretive though in practice I do not

What is the most hated or disliked country in the world?

India & Indians by a long shot.As an Indian it makes me sad & also a bit scared sometimes to see the wild racism against India & Indians on the internet thesedays. Let me bring you some quick examples from every corner of the internet.The most shocking part is, haters

What is the most hated thing on this planet?

SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESStl;dr - You better read it.I am not sure if this is the answer one is looking for.I am not sure if any of you might even qualify this as an answer for the most hated thing on this planet.But since I am the one answering this question, I am least bothered about what you want or what

What is the name of the world's oldest tree?

The planet's trees have seen plenty of history pass by their trunks. In fact, they began to populate Earth 385 million years ago, toward the end of the Devonian period. Considered living historical records, the organisms can withstand generations of development and change.But which tree has been around the longest?Until 2013, the oldest individual tree in the world

What is the total number of countries in the world?

This depends on what your definition entails.The general answer is 193, the number of Member States of the United Nations. Each of these 193 countries generally have control over territory, and have an internationally recognized government.At 195, we add the two UN Member State Observers; the Holy See (Vatican City) and Palestine.At 201,

What would the world look like without religion?

The decline, degeneration and eventual collapse of a civilization.The answer by Susanna Viljanen hits it right on the nose.I don't think there has ever been a successful civilization which staved off decay in the absence of a religion. The West today is trying that unprecedented experiment in trying to replace and even

When will the world run out of each of the major raw materials we use - assuming all trends continue as predicted at present?

There are so many factors involved in this, it's really the same as asking whether or not it will rain in Chicago eight weeks from now at 12 PM. Everyone is just guessing.Population growth, existing resources, unforeseen innovation, industrial growth of developing nations, evolving

Which are the most beautiful lakes in your country?

Pakistan has been endowed with some of the spectacular tourist attraction in the world. There are large number of places in Pakistan which mesmerise you. Also, the country is home to many beautiful, natural and man-made lakes and reservoirs. Here, I listed top most beautiful lakes of Pakistan.Saral

Which country has the longest period of history in the world?

The honorable mentions first:USA- Unchanged political system since 1788 despite many parts of the present USA being parts of other nations or entities then.Iceland- Strong unchanged national identity since 1814Israel (and Palestine)- Holds the oldest continuously inhabited city, Jericho (inhabited since 11000

Which is the oldest sport in the world?

In South Africa, a part of the Great Escarpment that surrounds the South African Plateau is called the Drakensberg Range. It serves the eastern end of the land traversed by hunting-gathering San people, though many of them has been converted to farming since 1950s by the

Which is the world's oldest religion? What is the evidence of it?

If you believe in God, and knew that Adam was the first created Human, then its quite an obvious conclusion: straight Monotheism ie. Submission and Commitment to the one and only God as the sole Creator and Provider of all.When humanity was still

Why are People so Frustrated?

Frustration is a state of mind which arises when something/someone prevents us, our plan, our action, from progressing, succeeding or achieving our goal, aim, desires ....being fulfilled.It comes when we feel disagreed and dissatisfied from inside.It is a feeling of despair.Our soul, mind,

Why is there so much hatred in the world?

Hate is SO BIG. The word is offensive, ugly, and just plain nasty. I especially can't stand to see this action - yes hate a action not just a word - carried out by adults and taught to the children.Children are born without the fear

Can Mexico be considered a Western Country or a First World country?

International institutions characterize Mexico as an upper-middle-income country, a category encompassing US $4125 to $12736 in income per capita. Mexico's was $9980 in 2014, and at 2.5% growth would enter World Bank's high-income countries group in another decade.List of countries by GNI (nominal, Atlas method) per capitaUpper middle income (World Bank)

If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?

Hands down the education system.Albert Einstein once said that everybody is a genius but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb trees it will live his whole life thinking that it is stupid.Modern day schooling not only makes fishes climb up but it makes them climb down and a

In this fake world, what is the most real thing?

For me the only most real thing in this fake world is " Life is the Greatest Show On Earth"Imagine a story without conflict. Would it even be called a story?Every successful novel or drama has to have conflict in order to be

Is the world real?

The deeper question here is: what does "real" mean? We perceive ourselves as being surrounded by solid objects, when, in fact, they're all 99% empty space, and we're actually interacting with energy fields, which is the same thing our bodies are mostly made of. We see only a tiny fraction of the electromagnetic spectrum, which our eyes

What are some of Europe's most important contributions to the world?

Interesting Question, thanks for a2a.There are so many nearly everything is connected to Europe. But i go with:Science (Greek)Maths (div.)HygieneMedicine  (Greek, Swiss)Aufklärung - Age of Enlightenment (French, German)World Wide Web (British, created in Switerzland, proto type USA)Democracy (Greek)Exploring the worldTime (second) (Swiss)SteelConcrete /

What are the most weird world record listings in the Guinness World Records?

Its Human Nature we always try to push our limits, Perform Well day by day. World Records are usually awarded for best Global Performance Ever recorded. Then Guinness Book Officially Verify the Performance or Events and then Award the best performer. This world is full

What is the current world population and at what rate is it increasing?

Once again I am forced to take issue with Dr Cowan's complacency on the matter of overpopulation. A growth rate of 1.2% per annum implies that total world population will increase by at least 120% in the next 100 years. This result is entirely consistent with the historical growth in the numbers of homo Sapiens over the preceding

What is the percentage of the world's population who hold doctorate degrees?

Lets make this an easier question to answer by dividing it by countries with the most doctorate degrees in all subjects in relation to the population.USA - 67,499/ Total Population - 325.7/ % of pop w/ Doctorates: 2.07Germany - 28,147/ Total Population - 82.67/

What percentage of the world population is gay, and, broken down into sexes, what percentage of men and women are gay?

I will provide the best set of statistics of which I am aware. However, excellent answers have already listed reasons why even the best statistics may not be as accurate as hoped.To quote Time Magazine,

What percentage of the world's population is bilingual?

I am not surprised by that estimate. Think of all the Indians who speak English or Hindi as a second language or third language. All the Chinese who speak both their native tongue and Mandarin. All the African countries, where French, English, Porgtugese, Swahili, Arabic are lingua francas while also speaking their own native tongue. Even here in