In the US, opioids have become a full-blown national crisis of epidemic proportions, killing 130 people each day.
Cambridge Dictionary’s 2018 word of the year, and means “a fear or worry at the idea of being without your mobile phone or unable to use it.”
The Japanese word for the act of acquiring books and letting them pile up unread.
The amount of food waste a year, and set to go up to 1.2 trillion.
The pursuit of unachievable “perfection” whereby patients try to look like a fantasized version of themselves.
The current valuation of Juul, the company making a product that delivers nicotine like a cigarette.
The value of the wellness real estate industry today.
The amount in which US suicide rates have increased since 1999.
More than 50% of your body is not human, say scientists. Human cells make up only 43%; the rest are microscopic colonists.
Snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone. A phenomenon that’s hurting your relationships.
The value of the health, wealth and self industry globally.
The amount of days a year Brits spend worrying about “micro-stresses.” What’s your number?
The amount of pieces of plastic that are riddling corals with disease.
Coolness or extreme reserve in manner. Also in the top 10 foreign words that are now in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
Oxford Dictionaries 2017 word of the year meaning “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people”.
The amount of odors humans can smell!
A form of body image disorder characterized by an obsessive preoccupation with a muscular appearance.
Named word of the year by dictionary publisher Collins.
The cost each year to five OECD countries due to sleep deprivation.
America has 4.4% of the world’s population, but almost half of the civilian-owned guns around the world.
The Japanese concept that offers a new perspective on finding happiness, roughly meaning ‘a reason to live’, or ‘the happiness of being always busy’.
The worth of the annual trainer resale market globally. All thanks to Yeezys.
The ratio of male fish that are now transgender due to chemicals from contraceptive pills being flushed down household drains.
People with this phobia suffer from a fear of being laughed at.
How much money some lookalikes can earn. Yes, it’s a real job!