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The United States uses 39% of the energy it produces, wastes 61%: Lawrence Livermore energy chart 2012

The United States uses 39% of the energy it produces, wastes 61%...

treehugger.com

What's Killing Poor White Women? Over the past 18 years the life expectancy for white women who didn't finish high school has dropped precipitously. Today, those women can expect to die five years earlier than their counterparts a generation ago. It's one of the biggest magnitude losses in life expectancy ever recorded, and nobody knows what's causing it. At the American Prospect, Monica Potts reports on scientists efforts to untangle the knot of correlations at the heart of this public health mystery and tells the story of one woman, Crystal Wilson, whose life and death mirrors the statistics.

What's Killing Poor White Women?

prospect.org

United States Per Capita Energy Use, 1650-2000

Cornucopians, Doomers and Stagnationists

hipcrime.blogspot.com

The links between faith and evolution and climate denial — charted - The Washington Post

The surprising links between faith and evolution and climate denial — charted

washingtonpost.com

Map of Leading Oil-exporting Countries in Africa and Middle East

Leading Oil-exporting Countries in Africa and Middle East

en.rian.ru

The Open Source Maps That Make Rescues in Nepal Possible | WIRED

wired.com

In a country with over a trillion dollars of student debt, the amount of money we spend on trying to make college 'affordable' is more than it would cost to give everyone a college education for free!

Where the money goes

hipcrime.blogspot.com

Real cities drawn as fantasy maps

Real cities drawn as fantasy maps

flowingdata.com

A test of Jevons paradox in energy use: Falling gas prices [Greg Laden's Blog]

A test of Jevons paradox in energy use: Falling gas prices

scienceblogs.com

A timeline of human history, from 4004 BC to 1881

A timeline of human history, from 4004 BC to 1881

kottke.org

400 Again

CO2 Hits Another All-Time High. We Can't Go On Like This.

slate.com

How to Think About the Debt

How to Think About the Debt

hipcrime.blogspot.com

A Course for Visualization in R, Taking You From Beginner to Advanced

A Course for Visualization in R, Taking You From Beginner to Advanced

flowingdata.com

Coal's share of electric generation keeps dropping

The Rural Blog: Coal's share of electric generation keeps dropping

irjci.blogspot.com

Why We Have an Oversupply of Almost Everything (Oil, labor, capital, etc.)

Why We Have an Oversupply of Almost Everything (Oil, labor, capital, etc.)

resilience.org

Upward mobility and the potential for a better life

Upward mobility and the potential for a better life

flowingdata.com

Arsenic levels exceed EPA standards for millions

Arsenic levels exceed EPA standards for millions

arizonageology.blogspot.com

One in Four Local Banks Has Vanished Since 2008. Why We Should Treat It As a National Crisis

‘Peak oil’ a certainty, just as was ‘peak cod’

‘Peak oil’ a certainty, just as was ‘peak cod’

desdemonadespair.net

Black and White America compared as if they were countries

Black and White America compared as if they were countries

flowingdata.com

Food insecurity is at historic highs and getting worse

Food insecurity is at historic highs and getting worse

msnbc.com

Graph of the Day: Percentage of low-income students in the United States, 2000 and 2011

Graph of the Day: Percentage of low-income students in the United States, 2000 and 2011

desdemonadespair.net

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Dataset

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Dataset

blog.wolframalpha.com

US will always remain a crude oil importer

US will always remain a crude oil importer

resilience.org