How Long Will You Live? Factsheet

Video highlights from The Numbers Game

  • Like LA, Detroit and Nashville both are either planning or already have bike programs.

  • Research suggests that by sitting fewer than three hours a day, you could add an extra two years to your lifespan. We use standing desks, an emerging trend to demonstrate an idea on how to stand more at work. Thomas Jefferson and Charles Dickens are rumored to have used standing desks.

  • Longtime smokers can expect to lose about 10 years of life expectancy.

  • Jedd “Napalm” Johnson has won nine strongman competitions and six grip contests, which seems like a small feat compared to the fact that he has put nearly 350 pounds overhead and lifted 400-pound Atlas Stones.

  • Jedd can rip an entire phone book in half with his bare hands.

  • A Blue Zone is a concept used to identify a demographic and/or geographic area of the world where people live measurably longer lives.

  • California, Minnesota, and Iowa are the three U.S. Blue Zones.

  • Dan Buettner, Founder and CEO of Blue Zones, believes that by improving their lifestyle, people can look and feel better at every age and add years to their life expectancy.

  • APRIL® Software is a program used to show people how they will look as they get older, as well as see the effects of smoking, sun exposure, and weight gain on facial appearance. It is also used globally in smoking cessation programs, and sun exposure, weight management and obesity education.

  • Jeb Corliss, an internationally recognized BASE jumper and wingsuit pilot, has jumped from sites including Paris' Eiffel Tower, Seattle's Space Needle, and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • The human brain develops more rapidly between birth and age five than during any other subsequent period.

  • We interviewed over 50 people on the streets of Hollywood to find out personal information about their sex lives, which can help us to determine how long they will live.

  • Aside from being the host of our show, Jake Porway is a data scientist and machine learning enthusiast living in New York City looking for new ways to help machines make sense of things for the greater good.

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