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Authorities in India are investigating a disturbing trend where mothers in 132 villages have given birth only to baby boys
Out of 216 babies born within the last three months in 132 villages in Uttarkashi, not a single girl birth has been recorded.
A greying population means deaths have been on an upward trajectory since at least 1998.
From New York City to Tokyo, these are the most populous cities all over the world.
We teamed up with Trulia to see what a $250,00 home looks like in the 25 most populous cities in the US.
New York, Illinois, and California top the list of the states that are seeing the most outbound migration.
Spain will have the world’s longest life expectancy in the next 20 years — and the US will fall behind China in the rankings
Japan has had the longest life expectancy in the world for years, but a study in the journal Lancet says Spain will take over the first-place post by 2040 with a life expectancy of 85.8 years. And the US will fall significantly in the rankings by 2040, reaching 64th place.
The population of the worlds largest penguin colony is rapidly declining, and nobody has any idea why
In 1982, there were over 2 million of them. Three decades later, that figure has dropped drastically.
Japan does not have enough ninjas. In an episode of NPR's 'Planet Money' podcast, Sally Herships visited Iga, a small city in central Japan that claims to be the birthplace of the ninja.
Cyclones, hurricanes, and earthquakes have been some of the world's most deadly disasters, resulting in the deaths of millions of people. These are just a few of the natural disasters that have decimated the world's population today.
Overpopulation, housing scarcities, and poor infrastructure all combine to make the world's most crowded cities giant clusters of traffic and congestion.