5 Black Crime Myths: Which Ones Did You Believe? Facts can sometimes prove to be the difference between life and death. We need to look no further than Trayvon Martin's case to see the difference between perception and reality when it comes to criminal activity and race. Let's start educating ourselves and our society. Please share.
Statistical Proof That Women Make The World A Better Place
Want to help third wold countries out of their poverty? When 10% more girls go to school, a country's GDP increases by 3%. Worried about the expanding population? Girls who stay in school seven years or more have 2 fewer children. Check out this infographic for more reasons to empower women.
Quality of education greatly influences IQ scores, i.e. a lower average IQ is more indicative of lower access to wide-scale quality education rather than innate intelligence (see my explanation of the issue). Also, testing conditions influence results; wealthier countries are more likely to be able to afford better testing conditions for participants.The data may be outdated for some countries.Because of inevitable statistical errors, isolated figures must be taken with a grain of salt.
This excellent new infographic from Demos combines information drawn from the organization's own work, This Week in Poverty, and a recent American Prospect article written by Georgetown University Law Professor Peter Edelman.
In this infographic, @CourseHero examines how global education has progressed over the last few decades, delving into how participation in all levels of schooling has changed, how women compare to men and how the US education system stacks up against its international counterparts.
There’s a lot of information about coffee packed into this simple infographic by Mint.com. A quick glance tells us that most of the world’s coffee comes from Brazil, and that despite the reputations of both Italy and France, it’s the U.S. that leads the world in coffee consumption.