Recently, the world welcomed its seven-billionth person. But what does it all mean?
In a stylish video titled ‘World Population: A National Geographic Tour,’ the nature magazine stalwart puts things in perspective with tidbits about how many people are born and how many die every second of every day, the average human lifespan, and the growing popularity of “mega-cities.”
National Geographic Traveler magazine polled it's readers, Twitter followers, Facebook friends, and their Intelligent Traveler blog subscribers; and asked them to help form the Top-10 Snowy City list. Sandwiched between Dortmund, Germany (#7) and Boulder, Colorado (#9) is the snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and skiing mecca of West Yellowstone.