In 2008, ~12,000 Americans Were Killed With Guns. Guess How Many Were Killed In Japan?
As a result, not many people are killed with guns in Japan ... And remember to have the police inspect the gun once per year and to re-take the class and exam every three years. Even the most basic framework of Japan's approach to gun ownership is almost ...
How Bad Street Design Kills Pedestrians
In the United States ... street, while not always cheap or easy, is the single most effective way to prevent loss of life—saving drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. How many more people have to die before cities take action? In New York City this year ...
The American Commuter Spends 38 Hours a Year Stuck in Traffic
Few people would choose to spend the equivalent of a week at ... D.C., with the average commuter spending a whopping 67 hours stuck in traffic each year. Perhaps not surprisingly, Los Angeles came in second, with commuters averaging 61 hours a year stuck ...
Murders, Shootings And Gun Sales Per Day: An Average Day In United States
A gunman firing into a parked car at a Kentucky community college killed ... for how many crimes are prevented by people carrying weapons. There were 16,454,951 background checks on firearms purchases in 2011, or more than 45,000 each day of the year.
'What Every Person Should Know About War'
Has the world ever been at peace? Of the past 3,400 years, humans have been entirely at peace for 268 of them, or just 8 percent of recorded history. How many people have ... who were killed. How much does it cost the United States to maintain its armed ...