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Breakfast with bacon, eggs, pancakes, and toast
Breakfast with bacon, eggs, pancakes, and toast

Breakfast Bounty

When you enjoy breakfast tomorrow morning, take a moment to thank all those who have worked to make all of our breakfasts so bounteous. Read More ›
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Hot fried bacon pieces in a cast iron skillet.top view
Hot fried bacon pieces in a cast iron skillet.top view

Bacon Innovation

Without human innovation, instead of $3.68 a pound, bacon would cost $39.66. or 978 percent more. The next time you have bacon for breakfast, take a moment to smell the innovation. Read More ›
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Are We Running Out? No

From 1980 to 2020, every one percent increase in population corresponded to a four percent increase in personal resource abundance and an eight percent increase in global resource abundance. Read More ›
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space shuttle

Space Rides in 2041: $4.53

If space tourism can innovate as fast as computer technology, we all get to ride. Every flight yields new knowledge. Learning curves reduce costs 20 to 30 percent for each doubling of output. Read More ›
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penny-farthing, high wheel retro bike on wood floor

Bicycles on Sale: 95.4% Off

In 1910 it took 66.4 hours to earn the money to buy a bicycle. Today it takes only three. The time price has fallen by 95.4 percent. You get 22 bicycles today for the time price of one in 1910. Read More ›
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Incandescent light bulb hangs in the dark room
Incandescent light bulb hangs in the dark room

Light Has Burst Forth in Astonishing Abundance

Since 1830 global light abundance has increased by 43,874,900 percent. Every one percent increase in population corresponded to a 79,773 percent increase in global light abundance. Read More ›
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Candy store
Candy store

Life Has Gotten Sweeter – Literally!

Trade benefits humanity in a myriad of ways. It allows us to discover the true value of goods and services. It promotes cooperation by building trust between contracting parties. And, most obviously, it enables us to buy goods and services that we would not be able to produce ourselves. Read More ›
Marian Tupy and Gale Pooley on Human Progress Podcast
Marian Tupy and Gale Pooley on Human Progress Podcast

Gale Pooley Discusses The Simon Abundance Index on The Human Progress Podcast

Gale Pooley joined his colleague Marian Tupy to give an annual update on their Simon Abundance Index. Named after University of Maryland economist Julian Simon, the Simon Abundance Index measures the change in abundance of resources over a period of time. Read More ›