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<p>All names are from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States in 2020. Top 1,000 names for boys and girls available in the dataset.</p><p><br /></p><p><a href="/search?q=%23census" target="_blank">#census</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> </p><p><br /></p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3696" target="_blank">Social Security Administration</a></p><p><br /></p>

All names are from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States in 2020. Top 1,000 names for boys and girls available in the dataset.


#census #trivia


Source: Social Security Administration


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<p>Algorithms, and not friends and family, are now the go-to matchmaker for people looking for love, Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld has found.</p><p>In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rosenfeld found that heterosexual couples are more likely to meet a romantic partner online than through personal contacts and connections.</p><p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23dating&quot; target=_self&gt;#dating" data-link="/search?q=%23dating"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23dating" target="_self">#dating</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> </p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3688" target="_blank">How Couples Meet and Stay Togther Surveys, Stanford University 2017</a></p>

Algorithms, and not friends and family, are now the go-to matchmaker for people looking for love, Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld has found.

In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rosenfeld found that heterosexual couples are more likely to meet a romantic partner online than through personal contacts and connections.

#dating #trivia

Source: How Couples Meet and Stay Togther Surveys, Stanford University 2017

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<p>The world is marked by hundreds of thousands of islands, which are classified as landmasses permanently above water but not identified as a continent, such as Australia. The largest island on earth is Greenland, but there are countries made up mostly, or entirely, of archipelagos—chains, clusters, or collections of islands. In some cases, like Norway and Sweden, these amount to more than 200,000 islands within the countries' borders. Check out the full dataset below.</p><p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23islands&quot; target=_self&gt;#islands" data-link="/search?q=%23islands"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23islands" target="_self">#islands</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> </p><p>Source: <a href="https://app.openaxis.com/data/3676" target="_blank">World Atlas</a></p>

The world is marked by hundreds of thousands of islands, which are classified as landmasses permanently above water but not identified as a continent, such as Australia. The largest island on earth is Greenland, but there are countries made up mostly, or entirely, of archipelagos—chains, clusters, or collections of islands. In some cases, like Norway and Sweden, these amount to more than 200,000 islands within the countries' borders. Check out the full dataset below.

#islands #trivia

Source: World Atlas

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<p>Five of the Top 10 countries of origin for international students in the US during the 2019-2020 university academic year were from Asia. Check out the dataset, which goes as far back as 1948 to see how enrollment has changed over time and from where.</p><p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23education&quot; target=_self&gt;#education" data-link="/search?q=%23education"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23education" target="_self">#education</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span></p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3644" target="_blank">Institute of International Education, Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange</a></p>

Five of the Top 10 countries of origin for international students in the US during the 2019-2020 university academic year were from Asia. Check out the dataset, which goes as far back as 1948 to see how enrollment has changed over time and from where.

#education #trivia

Source: Institute of International Education, Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange

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<p>The sum total of energy consumption includes electricity, transport and heating. Primary energy is measured in terawatt-hours (rather than million tonnes of oil equivalents, or alternative energy units).</p><p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23energy&quot; target=_self&gt;#energy" data-link="/search?q=%23energy"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23energy" target="_self">#energy</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> </p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3642" target="_blank">Our World in Data based on BP; EIA; Gapminder &amp; UNWPP; Bolt, Jutta and Jan Luiten van Zanden (2020)</a></p>

The sum total of energy consumption includes electricity, transport and heating. Primary energy is measured in terawatt-hours (rather than million tonnes of oil equivalents, or alternative energy units).

#energy #trivia

Source: Our World in Data based on BP; EIA; Gapminder & UNWPP; Bolt, Jutta and Jan Luiten van Zanden (2020)

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<p>Though no exact start date is known, modern book printing is over 1,000 years old. In 2010, Google Books estimated that nearly 130 million books had been published, with now over 2 million new books published each year. Such competition means only a few great reads have sold tens or hundreds of millions of copies, topping the charts as some of the bestselling books of all time. </p><p>Check out the full top 50 books sold dataset below. You'll notice J.K. Rowling is the author with the most books on the list, with seven from her Harry Potter series.</p><p><a href="/search?q=%23books" target="_blank">#books</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_blank">#factle</a> </p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3638" target="_blank">Business Insider, Publishers Weekly</a></p>

Though no exact start date is known, modern book printing is over 1,000 years old. In 2010, Google Books estimated that nearly 130 million books had been published, with now over 2 million new books published each year. Such competition means only a few great reads have sold tens or hundreds of millions of copies, topping the charts as some of the bestselling books of all time.

Check out the full top 50 books sold dataset below. You'll notice J.K. Rowling is the author with the most books on the list, with seven from her Harry Potter series.

#books #trivia #factle

Source: Business Insider, Publishers Weekly

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<p>Rolex tops the list with a market share of almost 25%. In 2020, for the first time ever (at least according to Morgan Stanley), the Rolex Group (Rolex + Tudor), has become more successful than the entire Swatch Group conglomerate with its 27% share of the market. </p><p><a href="/search?q=%23watches" target="_blank">#watches</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> #marketshare</p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3634" target="_blank">LuxeConsult, Morgan Stanley Research</a></p>

Rolex tops the list with a market share of almost 25%. In 2020, for the first time ever (at least according to Morgan Stanley), the Rolex Group (Rolex + Tudor), has become more successful than the entire Swatch Group conglomerate with its 27% share of the market. 

#watches #trivia

Source: LuxeConsult, Morgan Stanley Research

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<p>Tinder is the <a href="https://app.openaxis.com/search?q=%231" target="_blank">#1</a> most downloaded dating app worldwide with 67 million, (only 15 million from the United States) more than double it's nearest competitor in Badoo at 35,000,000.</p><p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23dating&quot; target=_self&gt;#dating" data-link="/search?q=%23dating"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23dating" target="_self">#dating</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> </p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3617" target="_blank">Apptopia</a></p>

Tinder is the #1 most downloaded dating app worldwide with 67 million, (only 15 million from the United States) more than double it's nearest competitor in Badoo at 35,000,000.

#dating #trivia

Source: Apptopia

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<p><a href="https://app.openaxis.com/data/3614" target="_blank">View full top 100 song dataset</a></p><p>As of April 2022, all of the top 100 songs have exceeded 1.3 billion streams, of which 12 have reached 2 billion streams, with Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" ranked in the top position, as the only song that exceeds 3 billion streams.</p><p>Justin Bieber and Post Malone have the most songs in the top 100 with 6 entries each.</p><p><a href="/search?q=%23music" target="_blank">#music</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_blank">#factle</a> <a href="/search?q=%23top5" target="_blank">#top5</a> </p><p>Source: <a href="/data/3614" target="_blank">Wikipedia</a></p>

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As of April 2022, all of the top 100 songs have exceeded 1.3 billion streams, of which 12 have reached 2 billion streams, with Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" ranked in the top position, as the only song that exceeds 3 billion streams.

Justin Bieber and Post Malone have the most songs in the top 100 with 6 entries each.

#music #trivia #factle #top5

Source: Wikipedia

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military spending

The United States spends more on defense than the next 10 countries combined

Source: SIPRI Military Expenditure Database

#defense #budget #trivia

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<p>Percentage of People in Poverty by State Using 3-Year Average: 2018-2020</p><p>View full 50 State dataset below or <a href="https://app.openaxis.com/data/3501" target="_blank">here</a></p><p><a href="/search?q=%23sotu" target="_blank">#sotu</a> <a href="/search?q=%23poverty" target="_blank">#poverty</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_blank">#factle</a> <a href="/search?q=%23top5" target="_blank">#top5</a> </p><p>Source: US Census Bureau</p>

Percentage of People in Poverty by State Using 3-Year Average: 2018-2020

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#sotu #poverty #trivia #factle #top5

Source: US Census Bureau

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<p>Toyota Motor unseated General Motors as the top-selling automaker in the United States last year, becoming the first manufacturer based outside the country to achieve that feat in the industry's nearly 120-year history.</p><p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23factle&quot; target=_self&gt;#factle" data-link="/search?q=%23factle"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_self">#factle</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23top5&quot; target=_self&gt;#top5" data-link="/search?q=%23top5"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23top5" target="_self">#top5</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23cars&quot; target=_self&gt;#cars" data-link="/search?q=%23cars"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23cars" target="_self">#cars</a></span></span> <a href="https://app.openaxis.com/search?q=%23sales" target="_blank">#sales</a></p><p>Source: Cox Automotive</p><p><br /></p>

Toyota Motor unseated General Motors as the top-selling automaker in the United States last year, becoming the first manufacturer based outside the country to achieve that feat in the industry's nearly 120-year history.

#factle #trivia #top5 #cars #sales

Source: Cox Automotive


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<p>Toyota Motor unseated General Motors as the top-selling automaker in the United States last year, becoming the first manufacturer based outside the country to achieve that feat in the industry's nearly 120-year history.</p><p><a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_blank">#factle</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23top5" target="_blank">#top5</a> <a href="/search?q=%23cars" target="_blank">#cars</a> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23sales&quot; target=_self&gt;#sales" data-link="/search?q=%23sales"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23sales" target="_self">#sales</a></span></span> </p><p>View details at <a href="https://www.coxautoinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Q4-2021-Kelley-Blue-Book-Sales-and-Data-Report.pdf" target="_blank">Cox Automotive Kelley Blue Book Quarterly Report Q4-2021</a></p><p>Source: Cox Automotive</p>

Toyota Motor unseated General Motors as the top-selling automaker in the United States last year, becoming the first manufacturer based outside the country to achieve that feat in the industry's nearly 120-year history.

#factle #trivia #top5 #cars #sales

View details at Cox Automotive Kelley Blue Book Quarterly Report Q4-2021

Source: Cox Automotive

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<p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23soccer&quot; target=_self&gt;#soccer" data-link="/search?q=%23soccer"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23soccer" target="_self">#soccer</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23factle&quot; target=_self&gt;#factle" data-link="/search?q=%23factle"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_self">#factle</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23top5&quot; target=_self&gt;#top5" data-link="/search?q=%23top5"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23top5" target="_self">#top5</a></span></span> </p>

#soccer #trivia #factle #top5

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<p><span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23soccer&quot; target=_self&gt;#soccer" data-link="/search?q=%23soccer"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23soccer" target="_self">#soccer</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23trivia&quot; target=_self&gt;#trivia" data-link="/search?q=%23trivia"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23factle&quot; target=_self&gt;#factle" data-link="/search?q=%23factle"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_self">#factle</a></span></span> <span data-index="0" data-denotation-char data-id="0" data-value="&lt;a href=&quot;/search?q=%23top5&quot; target=_self&gt;#top5" data-link="/search?q=%23top5"><span contenteditable="false"><span></span><a href="/search?q=%23top5" target="_self">#top5</a></span></span> </p>

#soccer #trivia #factle #top5

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<p><a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_self">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23height" target="_self">#height</a> <a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_self">#factle</a> <a href="/search?q=%23gender" target="_self">#gender</a> </p>

#trivia #height #factle #gender

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Top 5 tallest and shortest countries

#height #trivia #factle

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<p>Play at <a href="https://factle.app/" target="_blank">Factle.App</a></p><p><a href="/search?q=%23height" target="_blank">#height</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_blank">#factle</a> <a href="/search?q=%23population" target="_blank">#population</a> </p><p><br /></p>

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#height #trivia #factle #population


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<p>Play at <a href="https://factle.app/" target="_blank">Factle.App</a></p><p><a href="/search?q=%23height" target="_blank">#height</a> <a href="/search?q=%23trivia" target="_blank">#trivia</a> <a href="/search?q=%23factle" target="_blank">#factle</a> </p>

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#height #trivia #factle