Posts Tagged ‘old’

Top ten oldest countries in the world

Top ten oldest countries in the world

Top ten oldest countries in the world

Currently there are 195 countries in the world. Some of them are very old countries, most of them are few centuries old and some were formed in the last few decades. We all heard about the youngest countries formed during our lives but when it comes to oldest countries many of us don’t even know which are the first states that emerged throughout the history of human kind.

Recordings, physical evidences and historians’ well founded assumptions contributed to a final list of top ten oldest countries in the world. These are: (more…)

Population ageing

Population ageing

Population ageing

The world is now facing one unprecedented situation: the population ageing. Basically the people lives longer and the number of children is smaller than before so the global median age of population is slowly and constantly rising. This situation can be found all over the world in almost all countries.

There are just few countries around the world that don’t have this demographic problem. The rest of the world is more or less affected by population ageing. In the developed countries the population ageing is more pronounced while in the less undeveloped countries the population ageing process is not that significant. (more…)

Top ten countries by life expectancy

Top ten countries by life expectancy

Top ten countries by life expectancy

The life expectancy at birth represents the average number of years that the individuals born in the same year are expected to live if the mortality rate remains the same in the future.

The life expectancy can be influenced by many factors including: gender, life quality and the development of the medical care system. The life expectancy for women is few years higher than the life expectancy for men so we will also take a look at the life expectancy of male and female. (more…)

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

There are currently hundreds of different sports played all over the world. While some are few centuries old, most of them being developed in the last century. Most sports involving a ball were created 18th and 19th centuries and the first sport of the modern civilization could easily be considered to be cricket. The cricket appeared around 1788 in the United Kingdom and thanks to the British colonies spread around the world, this sport became very popular worldwide. (more…)

Top five oldest celebrities

Top five oldest celebrities

Top five oldest celebrities

We all want to think that we are going to live forever. Especially the celebrities that hope to live forever at list in the fans hearts. It is a common belief that famous people die younger. There are a lot of stars that contradict this belief.

Let’s take a look at the top five oldest celebrities that are contemporary with us:

Jack LaLanne (born September 26th, 1914) is the fitness guru that helped us losing weight and taught us how to live healthier in decades of TV shows. (more…)