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- To celebrate their hundredth anniversary and a century of cinema, the American Film Institute produced an all-star list of famous quotes.
- Here are the 50 most populous countries of the world with the population of each country. The estimated population of the world is 7.8 billion as of 2020.
- The world's largest cities today fall under a class that researchers call "megacities," with a population of over 10 million people, which house 7% of the human population.
- The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far.
- Cinco de Mayo began in Mexico, but ever since it's been a mostly American holiday. How did a Mexican battle turn into an American celebration?
- Smallpox is one of greatest scourges in human history. This disease starts with a rash that progresses to pus-filled blisters, resulting in disfiguration, blindness, and death.