The almost too-smart web comic XKCD recently created a series of images that represents the frequency of different events all around the world. You may be able to guess just how often people are being born, but what about putting out fires? Or buying bottled water? Each time the image flashes, that’s when that particular event is occurring again and again.

To see the rest of the event frequencies, view the full comic at It’s hard to understand sometimes just how big the world is, but when you see how often these events occur, it’s no surprise. Source: XKCD Share this with your friends (especially if you know a Sagittarius named Amelia).

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