Sunday, September 28, 2014

Flooding Risk From Climate Change, Country by Country

"If global carbon emissions and sea levels are affected by climate change , about 2.6 percent of the global population (about 177 million people) will be living in a place at risk of regular flooding."

Click HERE to see the map

Friday, September 26, 2014

Think you drink a lot? This chart will tell you.

30 percent of American adults don't drink at all. Another 30 percent consume, on average, less than one drink per week. On the other hand, the top 10 percent of American adults - 24 million of them - consume an average of 74 drinks per week, or a little more than 10 drinks per day.
Click HERE to view the chart

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Wikipedia edit rate by county

Wikipedia Edits Reveal America's "Data Deserts" "For many, the concept of the “data revolution” conjures up images of online transactions, genomic medical data, and ubiquitous sensor networks. But user-generated data sets, such as social media updates, Flickr photos, and blog posts, are a major part of the data revolution as well. Internet users post 100 hours of video to YouTube every minute, and tweet around 600 million times a day. These data sets reflect the lived experiences of millions of individuals, and collectively provide valuable information about many different communities."

Friday, September 05, 2014

The Unemployment Rate In Every State, Before And After The Great Recession

"It's been five years since the recession ended, and the unemployment rate in most states is still higher than it used to be. Here's a state-by-state look at how unemployment in the years before the recession compares with unemployment now." Unemployment By State, Before And After The Great Recession

Monday, September 01, 2014

24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds

Unemployment Rate By US County 1990-2013 Source: BLS

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