Would you believe that deer are deadlier than snakes? It's true. Turns out deer are the deadliest animal in America. In this episode we look at what kills us and why and we're on the hunt for our number one killer. What is most likely to kill us? The answer is so surprising it just might kill you.
Would you believe that in a nation with 3.5 million square miles of territory, 99 percent of us are crowded into only 8 percent of the land! How did that happen? This episode looks at where we live and why. We chart the influence of seven inventions that moved us out, up, down and out.
Where oh where does the time go? Would you believe that today we are spending nine years and nine months of our lives on the sofa, five years on the Internet, and only three months of our lives having sex?
Would you believe that if we all lived like Manhattanites the world population could fit into the state of Texas? But we're actually doing the opposite. In the 1950s, the first suburban homes were a cozy 750 square feet.