If we could use any word to describe the way the world has treated us lately, it certainly wouldn't be "boring."
With each new day, we seem to get news that makes us want to escape to that island where you can pet dogs all day, but it's still technically exciting.
But, although we don't want that much excitement, trading it for boredom doesn't sound that attractive either. Maybe we should try to hit that "interesting" sweet spot.
Fortunately, that's just where these fascinating facts are aiming.