This XKCD Comic Showing How Often Things Happen Is Utterly Hypnotic

You could stare at Randall Munroe’s latest effort for hours upon end.

1. Every flash on this image represents an event. It shows how often someone is born…

2. …and dies.

3. How often China builds a car…

4. How often Justin Bieber picks up Twitter followers…

5. And some slightly more obscure frequencies.

8. The full thing looks like this (click through to see it in its full majesty).

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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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