Because you were wondering, you know you were.
I’m moving to Mars.
The Sleepiest States: “The findings suggest that, in general, those in the South are most likely to report sleep disturbance and daytime fatigue, and those in the West are least likely.”
The United Nations says today symbolically marks the moment when the world’s population reaches 7 billion. A little more than two centuries ago, the global population was 1 billion. How did it grow so big so fast?
Who Pays Teachers Best for their Time?
Hours primary school teachers spend working on the left.
Teachers salary after 15 years of experience / GDP per capita on the right
The biggie version of this infographic also includes: how much teachers around the world make (Luxembourgh tops), average class size (Mexico tops… or bottoms if you will) and salary levels vs student achievement (Finland tops).
Commercial lithographer Henry S. Graham printed this choropleth map showing the distribution of the slave population in September 1861. The map shows in graphic terms the density of the slave population in the Southern states, based on figures from the 1860 census. Although the development of this map was a collaborative government effort, cartographers working for Edwin Hergesheimer, U.S. Coast Survey Drafting Division, created it.
Graphic by Vanessa Dennis. See it larger HERE
SOURCES: EPA, Scientific American, The Guardian, New York Times, Radiation Shield Technologies
Wikileaks embassy cables revelations cover a huge dataset of official documents: 251,287 dispatches, from more than 250 worldwide US embassies and consulates. It’s a unique picture of US diplomatic language - including over 50,000 documents covering the current Obama administration. But what does the data include?