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When History Was Made…

By on 6.28.11 | 5:35PM

Right now, according the Economist:

That chart's a little hard to read. But it says that almost 30 percent of all human years lived since the birth of Jesus Christ were lived in the 1900s. And almost 5 percent of them have been lived in this century, already more than were lived in the 17th century.

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