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Share of young adults living with their parents

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  This week we take a look at the share of young adults aged 18 to 34, living with their parents, in various EU countries as well as the United States, over the years. Some interesting tidbits:  Crisis-stricken Greece recorded a 19.9% raise from 2005 to 2019 and the United States a 19.4% one. As for Spain, the share of 18-34 year-olds who still live with their parents, rose 25.2% between 2010 and 2019. From 2005 to 2009, the United Kingdom saw a 36.4% rise in young adults living with their parents, that tapered off in the subsequent years only to rise again. Lastly, according to a recent article in Pew Research Center  who tracks 18-29 year-olds in the US, the share of young adults living with their parents has now risen to levels not seen since the Great Depression, which is mainly attributed to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you want to explore the data yourselves, you c

Octopuses have a doughnut-shaped brain which is wrapped around their oesophagus

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  Octopuses are some of the most weird, clever, and overall fascinating animals on our planet. Their brains have as many neurons as a dog's brain has, while it's doughnut-shaped to add to their alien-like characteristics.  Their brain is wrapped around their oesophagus, so they've got to pay special attention to the size of their meal.  You can learn more interesting facts about Octapuses by visiting the  Natural History Museum's website.