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Visualizing The World"s Extreme Population Density

You may have heard that the majority of the world’s population actually lives within a relatively small circle that covers China, India, Japan, and other parts of Southe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 21st, 2017

Here"s a map that shows the extreme disparity in population density across the world

REUTERS/Ajay VermaYou may have heard that the majority of the world’s population actually lives within a relatively small circle that covers China, India, Japan, and other parts of Southeast Asia. That’s a pretty extreme example of population .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2017

More than half the people in the world live in the sphere of influence

Back in 2013, a meme circulated quickly off of a Reddit post that showed the incredible population density of the southeast corner of Asia. You may have seen it: the satellite map showed, quite simply, that “more people live inside this circle, than.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 12th, 2016

The Majority Of The World"s Population Lives In This Circle

Back in 2013, a meme circulated quickly off of a Reddit post that showed the incredible population density of the southeast corner of Asia. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, the satellite map showed, quite simply, that “m.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 12th, 2016

Visualizing The World"s Deepest Oil Well

In the world’s deepest gold mine, workers will venture 2.5 miles (4 km) below the Earth’s surface to extract from a 30-inch (0.8m) wide vein of go.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 27th, 2017

China Plans a Megacity the Size of New England

China's rulers are planning for the world's biggest megacity with an estimated population of 130 million and the size of New England......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcMar 25th, 2017

More extreme and unusual weather in 2017: WMO

Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic “heatwaves”, have continued into 2017, after global temperatures set record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice and un........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMar 23rd, 2017

If China wants to achieve its growth goals, it may need the help of robots

Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images for BBC WorldwideChina, like many nations around the world, is aging. According to the National Australia Bank’s economics team, China’s working age population — those aged 15 to 64 — peaked four.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2017

The Billionaires Club Lost 283 Members Last Year

But 207 new members joined. The world’s billionaires club was missing a few members in 2016. The billionaire population took a hit last year, dropping 3.1% to 2,397 from the 2015 record high; .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 22nd, 2017

The amazing science of redheads

Redheads are a special breed. They make up a tiny percentage of the total world population. But, the reasons they're so special are based in the science of redheads. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2017

Inside Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, the New York City boarding school that costs more than Harvard

Sarah JacobsManhattan has the largest population density of any city in the US, and its K-12 schools serve more than 1 million students. Yet, there is only o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2017

5 giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world

Over the next 10 years, China plans to move 250 million people — the equivalent of Indonesia's entire population — into the country's.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2017

NWO - New World Order - Trades

In collapsing markets, money can be saved by betting on government bailouts and population control. Dark humor or dystopian future? You decide......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesMar 10th, 2017

Robots might be saving the world from a demographic disaster

Huang Chung ChihAn aging population and its negative implications for the global economy has.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 8th, 2017

Visualizing The Worrying Decline Of Freedom Around The World

The 20th century was a bull market for literacy, freedom, prosperity, health, and technology. As a result of these gains, wealth has increased exponentially, and world pov.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 4th, 2017

From a Poland stadium to Twitter, ESL has e-sports covered

Last weekend and this weekend, on the other side of the world, professional gamers have gathered in Katowice, Poland at the Intel Extreme Masters. The e-sports world championship includes tournaments for “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,” .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2017

PHOTOS: In Sri Lanka"s Tea Paradise, A Social Enterprise Is Brewing

The island nation is one of the world's biggest exporters of tea, an industry that employs a sizable part of the population. We visit one organic tea farm that shares revenues.....»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 28th, 2017

A forgotten war technology could safely power Earth for millions of years. Here"s why we aren"t using it

Don Pettit/NASA JSC/Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Humanity will face an energy crisis as the world's population rapidly grows. Nucl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 25th, 2017

Size Matters: Visualizing The Tallest Building In Each State

The United States has some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, but their distribution is extremely uneven. Today’s infographic comes from Highrises.com, and it covers the tallest building in each state. As Visual.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 24th, 2017

Google Nation - Visualizing The World"s Most Valuable Brands

The world’s most valuable brand is owned by a company that you likely interact with every day. In fact, you may have even gotten to this web page using it. That bra.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 21st, 2017

The Human Mind Is Our Most Precious Commodity

Between 1960 and 2015, world population increased by 142 percent, rising from 3.035 billion to 7.35 billion. During that time, average income per capita adjusted for inflation increased by 177 p.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 13th, 2017