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This crime will likely skyrocket in the US come 2023

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  According to estimates from Statista’s Cybersecurity Outlook, the global cost of cybercrime is expected to surge in the next five years, rising from $8.44 trillion in …

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These cities have the world’s highest costs of living

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  The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has recently published its Worldwide Cost of Living Index for 2022. In this edition, New York and Singapore jointly top the rankings …

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This is where price hikes are causing the most holiday stress

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For many, this Christmas will be marked not only by a tentative return to normality as covid-related restrictions have eased up around the world, but also by the …

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2022’s top Christmas gifts for adults

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Christmas can be a stressful time of year, especially when it comes to gifts. A 2021 survey by YouGov found that of their British respondents, the festive season’s …

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The highest-grossing Christmas movies of all time

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The 2018 release of The Grinch is the Christmas-themed movie which won the hearts of most viewers around the globe. With a gross of $512.9 million in just …

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Today’s No. 1 dream job didn’t even exist when Boomers were growing up

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  Becoming an astronaut has seemingly lost some of its glamor, at least in the United States and the United Kingdom, where children are three times …

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The incredible amount invested in space travel over the last decade

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  Private space travel is taking off, with around $265 billion having been invested in space startups since 2014. According to Space Capital, almost half of this …

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More Americans are getting away with murder … literally

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  The share of murders going unsolved is on the rise in the United States, according to the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). As our chart shows, 2020 …

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This generation is the most terrified of horror movies

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  Younger audiences watch horror more than older groups, according to Statista’s Global Consumer Survey. You will find more infographics at Statista As our chart shows, of …

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The cars that show up most often in horror movies

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From epic car chases to lone killers in the rearview mirror, cars feature heavily in Hollywood horror movies. But have you ever stopped to think about …

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Do you think ‘killer’ robots should be banned?

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The Netherlands deployed its first lethal autonomous weapons last month, according to the military and intelligence trade journal Janes. The move marks the first time that a NATO army …

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America’s most popular Halloween costumes … for dogs!

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  Halloween is no small feat in the United States. With the average consumer estimated to spend more than $100 on Halloween-related items in 2022, it’s a …

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The shocking number of Americans who believe aliens exist

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  Belief in aliens is growing in the United States, according to surveys by YouGov America. Where just 20 percent of Americans thought that UFOs are probably either …

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The world’s longest-reigning monarchs

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  Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest reigning monarch, worked alongside 14 U.S. presidents and 15 U.K. prime ministers, the last of whom, Liz Truss, was appointed …

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The most popular royal family members

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  After 70 years on the throne, the British public considers Queen Elizabeth II to be the best of the Royal bunch, according to a recent poll from Ipsos. …

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Public trust in FBI dwindling, except among Democrats

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  The FBI raided former U.S. President Donald Trump’s private club and residence in Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday, where they reportedly opened up a safe, following …

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These cities have more skyscrapers than NYC

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  The metropolis of Shenzhen in the southern Guangdong province of China has the most skyscrapers measuring over 200 meters tall of any city in the …

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People in this country have the most hangovers

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  Hangovers are most common amongst Brits, according to new data from Statista’s Global Consumer Survey, with around two out of every ten UK respondents saying they …

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Poll: Majority think Trump investigations should continue

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  Fifty-seven percent of voters said in an NBC survey that investigations into former U.S. President Donald Trump should continue following the FBI raid of his Mar-a-Lago estate, where documents taken from …

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Here’s where people ‘borrow’ their neighbors’ Wi-Fi most often

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  According to data collected by Statista’s Global Consumer Survey, 16 percent of Dutch online respondents said that they mainly access their internet at home via their neighbor or …

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The most equity-rich homeowners in America live here

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  Nearly half of U.S. mortgage payers own at least 50 percent equity, according to ATTOM’s Q2 2022 Home Equity & Underwater Report. This means that the balance of …

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These global airports had the most delayed flights this summer

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Although international air travel has bounced back faster than expected from the pandemic, the industry is still yet to fully recover following all of the staffing shortages …

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Latest data: The state of American democracy

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  According to data compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, and further illustrated by Gregology, the United States is becoming less democratic. As our chart shows, the Democracy …

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Report: Gun production in US triples since 2000

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As deaths mount from gun-related violence in the U.S., so do the sales of firearms, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. …

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Confidence in US Supreme Court sinks to new low

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  Americans’ confidence in the Supreme Court has hit record lows, according to a new poll by Gallup. Only 25 percent of U.S. respondents said they had …

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LGBTQ+ couples still can’t adopt in these countries

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  In many countries, it is still illegal for members of the LGBTQ+ community to adopt and foster children. The following map uses data from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans …

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This deadly disease is on the rise again. Here’s what you should know

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  More than $9 billion was pumped into the research and development of Covid-19 vaccines in 2020, the biggest injection of cash ever raised for a disease’s R&D …

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Where exactly has monkeypox spread to already?

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  The monkeypox virus has sprung up in countries around the world, including in places where the virus does not usually exist. While there are several disease …

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This US president doled out the most pardons

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U.S. President Joe Biden issued the first three pardons of his term in office and shortened the sentences of 75 people who had been charged for …

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Does 9-to-5 still work in 2022?

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After having had a taste of remote working through the pandemic, employees are now yearning for even greater flexibility when it comes to their working hours. According …