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by Cos
Thu May 15, 2014 6:44 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0096: "$2 Undecillion Lawsuit"
Replies: 65
Views: 20077

Re: What-If 0096: "$2 Undecillion Lawsuit"

I think he is off by a factor of 1,000 in the calculation of the value of all the humans on the planet. There are about 7 billion of us, and at $8.7 million a pop, we'd be worth a total of $60 quadrillion, not $60 trillion. Same little disappointment here while reading the article. I wonder if this...
by Cos
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0074: "Soda Planet"
Replies: 41
Views: 20032

Re: What-If 0074: "Soda Planet"

Diadem wrote:Humans drink 7% of all water ever consumed by all humans as carbonated beverages each year? That can not be right.

Well no, actually the post suggests that 7% of all water ever consumed by all humans was carbonated beverages.

Still, that felt outright enormous to me, hence my previous message.
by Cos
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0074: "Soda Planet"
Replies: 41
Views: 20032

Re: What-If 0074: "Soda Planet"

Humans drink 7% of all water ever consumed by all humans as carbonated beverages each year? That can not be right. I had the same reaction... Actually, 110 billion humans x 40 years x 1 liter/day/human = about 1,600 trillion liters of water . So, not so little compared to the volume of all rivers a...

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