Jude Buffum created this fun infographic for a IEEE Spectrum (October 2010 Edition) story about the rise of wind power around the world.
Did you take a vacation this summer? If you did, it was because your company generously allowed you a few paid vacation days. Unlike businesses in these other countries, U.S. companies are not required to give employees time off. Despite working some of the longest hours in the world, we take very little vacation. No wonder you're feeling burnt out.via www.good.is
Twitter followers of world leaders mapped. Size of the circle represent how many followers each account listed.via www.worldgeoblog.com
This map shows World Giving Index in 153 countries around the world. The World Giving Index allows us to establish a rounded view of charitable behaviour worldwide reflecting the fact that being charitable is about more than simply giving money.via chartsbin.com
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Sixty-five percent of Americans say that religion is an important part of their daily lives. That is compared with just 30 percent of the French, 27 percent of the British and 24 percent of the Japanese.Charles M. Blow from The New York Times used Gallup’s data to chart religiosity against gross domestic product per capita, and to group countries by their size and dominant religions. Spheres for each country are sized relative to their populations. via www.nytimes.com
This chart shows legal age for purchasing alcohol around the world.via chartsbin.com
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