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Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2011 by The Surgery for Raconteur
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Canada’s Criminals: Ten provinces, 262,616 Crimes
This interactive heat map illustrates the amount of food stamps distributed in Texas, by county. What’s cool about it is there are a variety of ways to see the data: number of households; percent of population; economic impact.
The dataset, available, below the map also includes interesting population statistics like children and seniors.

This interactive heat map illustrates the amount of food stamps distributed in Texas, by county. What’s cool about it is there are a variety of ways to see the data: number of households; percent of population; economic impact.

The dataset, available, below the map also includes interesting population statistics like children and seniors.

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On what social network should you post your status? [infographic]

cecilialiao:

On what social network should you post your status? [infographic]


Since The Economist regrettably labelled Africa “the hopeless continent” a decade ago, a profound change has taken hold. Labour productivity has been rising. It is now growing by, on average, 2.7% a year. Trade between Africa and the rest of the world has increased by 200% since 2000. Inflation dropped from 22% in the 1990s to 8% in the past decade. Foreign debts declined by a quarter, budget deficits by two-thirds. 

Since The Economist regrettably labelled Africa “the hopeless continent” a decade ago, a profound change has taken hold. Labour productivity has been rising. It is now growing by, on average, 2.7% a year. Trade between Africa and the rest of the world has increased by 200% since 2000. Inflation dropped from 22% in the 1990s to 8% in the past decade. Foreign debts declined by a quarter, budget deficits by two-thirds. 


Examine maps of Netflix rental patterns, neighborhood by neighborhood, in a dozen cities across the nation.

Examine maps of Netflix rental patterns, neighborhood by neighborhood, in a dozen cities across the nation.

Powerful and simple Excel chart.

Powerful and simple Excel chart.

The Connected States of America — Using mobile communications to redraw community boundaries. To see the static visualisations or to search your own county, click here.

climateadaptation:

Natural Disasters in the United States, 1980 – 2011. Note the orange. What’s excellent about Barry Ritholz’s chart-post is not the facts, but his instructions to people who comment on his chart. Brilliant!
Source: Ritholtz

climateadaptation:

Natural Disasters in the United States, 1980 – 2011. Note the orange. What’s excellent about Barry Ritholz’s chart-post is not the facts, but his instructions to people who comment on his chart. Brilliant!

Source: Ritholtz