Posts Tagged ‘Haiti’

Is Optimism a Fact of Life in Israel?

November 15, 2009

Here are a few quick facts to convince anyone that life is getting better.

Try this cool life expectancy tool from Google to see.

  1. People are living longer. If you are born in Israel today you’ll live ten years longer than if you were born in 1960. 20 years if your are born in Haiti. 37 years in China !
  2. Israel is one of the countries with longest life expectancy. 81 years. even better for women.
  3. Life expectancy gaps between rich countries and poor countries are narrowing.
  4. Hilary Swank won two Oscars for  “Million Dollar Baby” and “Boys Don’t Cry” after horrible failures in 90210 and “The next Karate Kid”
  5. The number of traffic accidents in Israel has decreased by 35% in the last 12 years.
Life Expectancy is Getting Longer

Life Expectancy is Getting Longer

Accidents Chart in Israel

Accidents Chart in Israel

The New Karate Kid -  Swank

The New Karate Kid - Swank