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"Too good."John Cusack "All you need to know about someone is if they're a ChartGirl fan."Joe Weisenthal "This girl knows how to clarify."Theodor Holms Nelson ChartGirl | For things best explained with charts
All Empires: Online History Community
Biggest Stuff - Collection of biggest things in the world
US Statistics, State Comparisons What would the world look like if you shifted countries around based on similarity? What if you clustered countries according to statistical performance, rather than other predefined groups, regions and associations? We did just that at NationMaster.
World Statistics, Country Comparisons We want to be the web's one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders. What would the world look like if you shifted countries around based on similarity? What if you clustered countries according to statistical performance, rather than other predefined groups, regions and associations? We did just that at NationMaster. We created network graphs where the most similar countries become neighbours.
Fun Funny Facts - Interesting Random Facts Welcome to Fun Funny Facts. This site will help you discover all the coolest and most interesting random fun facts covering over 100 different topics. We have thousands of fun funny facts sorted into 122 topics including weird facts, useless facts, chuck norris facts, gross facts, did you know facts, sports facts, earth facts, space facts and more. You can browse by topic or use the search feature to pin-point facts on your specific interest.
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The 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index
Visualizing Birth and Death Rates
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Subsidyscope.org Pew’s Subsidyscope Project, with assistance from its research and technology partner The Sunlight Foundation, completed its four-year effort to provide data and analysis to make federal government spending and subsidies more transparent in 2012. Please visit the Fiscal Federalism Initiative project page and Federal Impact issue section of this website to learn more about Pew’s current work on federal fiscal issues. Subsidyscope presented data and analysis on federal spending and subsidies across nine broad economic sectors, including agriculture; education; energy; health; housing; national defense; natural resources and environment; science, space, and technology; and transportation. Subsidyscope made this information more accessible to policy makers and the public by aggregating information from multiple government data sources, creating searchable data sets, and providing sector-specific analyses.
World History World History Book and Wall Chart The World History Chart begins with David and Solomon and ends 3,000 years later with Einstein, Picasso, Roosevelt and Churchill. In between, in divisions of ten years, the major events, empires and invasions, inventions and achievements, rulers and leaders, writers, philosophers and scientists of world history can be reviewed at a single glance !
Timeline Index - People, Periods, Places, Events...
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The earliest mention of beer in history was in the year 974. Today, hops is the main flavoring agent used in beer, but that wasn’t always the case. Before the 11th century, a compound called gruit was where beer got its flavoring. OMG Facts - Your Mind. Blown.
EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it
Encyclopedia | Smithsonian
Index Mundi - Country Facts Country Facts For your browsing pleasure, we have organized countries by the geographic region where they are located. Country facts are also available in: Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Country Facts Explorer
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Welcome to GeoHive, a site with all kinds of statistics. The main component is tabulated population statistics: current, historical, estimates, projections, cities, agglomerations, etc. But also geopolitical data like the administrative divisions of countries (provinces, counties and such) of all nations of this world. In the resources section one can find a long list of national statistical agencies and other interesting resources. There is also a full list of updates. GeoHive - Population Statistics
Worldometers - real time world statistics World Population: has reached 7 billion on October 31, 2011 is projected to reach 8 billion by 2024 has doubled in 40 years from 1959 (3 billion) to 1999 (6 billion) is currently growing at a rate of around 1.14 % per year growth rate reached its peak in the late 1960s, when it was at 2% growth rate is currently declining and is projected to continue to decline in the coming years average annual population change is currently estimated at over 80 million world population will nearly stabilize at just above 10 billion persons after 2062 a tremendous change occurred with the industrial revolution: whereas it had taken all of human history up to the year 1800 for world population to reach 1 billion, the second billion was achieved in only 130 years (1930), the third billion in less than 30 years (1959), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), the fifth billion in 13 years (1987), the sixth billion in 12 years (1999) and the seventh billion in 12 years (2011).
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Oddity Central - Weird Places, Odd Events, Bizarre News, Strange Most people forget their New Year resolutions within a few weeks, some can’t even make it a day. But a Melbourne couple in their 60s have completed what they set out to do, every day of last year. For the whole of 2013, Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran marathons every single day across Australia.
We like Weird Al - Yes We Do With more than 150 parody AND original songs, three Grammy Awards among nine nominations, four gold records, and six platinum records, Alfred Matthew Yankovic is one of the best entertainers out there (depending of course on your sense of humour). Music! Weird Stuff Bizarre Funny Wonderful Strange Peculiar Odd Nature
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