Tag Archives: military spending

Five Fact Friday #15

Five random facts for Friday:

As many as 1 billion wild animals are killed by vehicles each year, about 200 million creaturesā€™ lives would be spared annually. – Washington Post

Compared with teetotalers, those with “moderate” drinking habits – classified as up to eight drinks a week for women and fewer than 15 for men – had higher cognition scores in all three areas. They also had significantly lower rates of mental decline. The Week

63% of small business owners say less than 75% of their revenue before the pandemic started has returned. – Axios

Some rats that miss feasting on the scraps are becoming increasingly brazen to find new food sources. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been increased reports of rat cannibalism and infanticide in New York, as well as more rat complaints in residential areas ā€” including in Chicago ā€” as humans produce more food waste at home. – Washington Post

Annual healthcare spending in the US (2018) is $8,949 per capita; military spending is $1,985 per capita- Visual Capitalist