25 Things Happening In The World Today That Many People Don’t Know About

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In spite (and many times because of) all the social media and internet news, we tend to have a skewed view of the world around us. Quite often we think it is actually worse than it really is or we are focused on only a few historically insignificant events like a presidential election. There are other, arguably more important things happening in the world. These are 25 things happening in the world today that many people don't know about!

25 Things Happening In The World Today That Many People Don’t Know About | List25

Desertification - That's DESERT, not "dessert"
Flynn Effect - We are smarter, but why?
Cancer rates are down - By 20%!
Palm oil deforestation - For something that isn't even healthy for us
Rise of Africa - It's not as bad as you're lead to believe.
Mexican Cartel Wars - This MAY be worse than you think.
Deadly construction of FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar - OSHA anyone?
Facebook's influence on elections - Getting the word out helps.
Blood farming - No, not on a legitimate farm.
Antibiotics are failing - They're getting used to it.
Internet shills - Paid comments?
Machine learning - Hope this doesn't come back to bite us in the butts one day.
Designer babies - Like The Sims.
Refugees - There are more today than in history.
Big banks - Do we not learn from our mistakes?
Military suicides - This is unfortunately more frequent than you'd think.
Slavery - How is this still a thing?
Coltan mining - Do you know what goes into making your cellphone?
America's infrastructure is "greater" than you think - It's not all bad!
Detroit - Visit Detroit! Please?
Self driving cars - Just kick your feet up and let it do the driving.
Toddlers with guns - This is a bad combination
Nuclear energy - It's safer than you think.
Cow farts - Cows! STAHP!

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Author — list25


They're getting smarter by three IQ Points a year??? A quick look around YouTube, and many of the wacky theories posted on it, makes that rather hard to believe!

Author — Bill Anthony


What he said about Africa is 100% true facts. Africa is really not as bad as so many people seem to assume just from what they've seen in the media.

Author — Didi Love


24 smarter? really? more like dumber. have you looked around you?

Author — nothing


Blood farming is the most morbid thing I've ever heard

Author — Peter Parker’s Ashes


Well, this was more of a ""top 25 things a dumb American doesn't know are happening and the rest of the world actually does"

Author — Whiplash00Trasher


Do you mean we're losing 3 iq every year?

Author — Jepril Gen


more people die from toddlers with guns than terrorists... My God.... We've been bamboozled! It's not ISIS that's the problem... it's the toddlers... I knew they would come back to destroy us.... Quick, start calling in airstrikes on our local pre-schools and daycare centers!!!

Author — RAW


"24 - Flynn effect: on average, humans appear to be getting smarter by about three IQ points per year."
Not in YouTube comments. That's for sure.

Author — Fauler Perfektionist


the blood farming wouldnt be so bad if it was used legally by hospitals with full consent and done much less often, oh wait that's called blood drives

Author — mapleorange


not to correct you, but you forgot the one reason why there are so many things happeneing in the world and that is OVER POPULATION.

Author — william francis Collett


theres a new threat in our world, terrorists? no Global warming? no, it is far worse... TODDLERS WITH GUNS!!! >:O

Author — Elias Birgersson


It would be nice if there were more positive things in the media. Such as reports of people who do/did good things for others.

Author — Kathy Wolf


so lemme get this straight... global warming is partly being caused by gassy livestock... *sighs* all that methane being wasted lol

Author — SuperGamefreak18


Who else burst out laughing at number 3?
When are we going to see the Department of Domestic Security created to do something about these radicalized elements of the toddler community? #StopTheToddlers

Author — Upcycle Electronics


Mexican Srug Cartels exist due to the big quantity of people in US that is doing drugs.

Author — Mario Perez


Okay, you had me till the last until you got to cow farts. YOUR'RE BOGUS IMHO

Author — Joe C


There's more people in slavery than documented people living in Australia

Author — Snottco


how about the top 25 most watched videos ever on youtube. that would be a cool list.

Author — Chris Strader


21 is my favourite cause I was born there (Africa)

Author — Ma Ghee