Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats – BBC Four

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats – BBC Four

Visualization is right at the heart of my own work – I teach global health And I know having the data is not enough. I have to show it in ways people both enjoy and understand Now, I’m going to try something I’ve never done …

EU countries back copyright reforms aimed at Google, Facebook – Daily News

EU countries back copyright reforms aimed at Google, Facebook – Daily News

European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the bloc’s copyright rules  Under new regulations Google and Facebook would be forced to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram  The move is unpopular with many Europeans who …

China’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your custom website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/wendover. China is a country both blessed and cursed by geography. On one hand its land has allowed the country to grow to almost 1.4 billion people but …

Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa

Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa

If you zoom in to Morocco, you’ll see a tiny wedge of land that stands out from its surroundings. This little bit of land is surrounded by one of the most fortified borders on the planet. Right outside the border you’ll find makeshift forest camps, …

United States and India: Two of the world’s worst countries for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

United States and India: Two of the world’s worst countries for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Is the United States one of the ten most dangerous countries on Earth for women? More dangerous than even Iran, Iraq, North Korea? Well, a recent survey says yes. Many news outlets are reporting the finding uncritically. What’s going on? Let’s check a few facts. …

Can You Name a Country?

Can You Name a Country?

ALL RIGHT, NOW TIME FOR SOMETHING, I DON’T KNOW IF THIS WILL BE EDUCATIONAL. BUT, THE PRESIDENT IS OVERSEAS. VISITING BELGIUM, ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND THEN HIS PAL PUTIN IN FINLAND. A BIG TRIP WITH MANY IMPORTANT RAMIFICATIONS. IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT AMERICA HAS STRONG RELATIONSHIPS …