The oldest winery was discovered in Armenia and dates back to 4,000 BC. Some 6,000 years later, 242 million hectoliters (hl) of it was consumed worldwide in 2016. We wonder: In which country of the world do people consume the most wine?
California is not only the most populous U.S. state, but also has the largest economy of any of the 50 U.S. states. We wonder: How many countries around the world, excluding the United States itself, have a GDP larger than the size of California’s economy?
In April 2017, atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide were measured at 410 parts per million. That threshold was passed likely for the first time in 3 million years. We wonder: Which major country is closest to the global average of five tons of CO2 emissions per person?
Over the last 200 years, human height has steadily increased. This phenomenon can largely be explained by rising living standards and resulting improvements in health and nutrition. We wonder: Which country has the tallest average male height in the world?