Roughly how many breaths have you taken so far in your life?
How many times has your heart beaten since you were born?
On average you will take 15 breaths a minute and your heart will beat 72 times per minute.
Here is an estimate based on your birth date:
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Numbers and the Making of Us
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"Caleb Everett provides a fascinating account of the development of human numeracy, from innate abilities to the complexities of agricultural and trading societies, all viewed against the general background of human cultural evolution. He successfully draws together insights from linguistics, cognitive psychology, anthropology, and archaeology in a way that is accessible to the general reader as well as to specialists." more...
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