Via Mike Freeman:
"While smoking prevalence has declined in the past 30 years, the growing population has driven up the number of smokers. This interactive data visualization designed by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) allows you to explore how smoking trends have changed from 1980 to present. Dig down to specific trends by region, country, age, and gender, and even see the data used to generate estimates.”
This visualization shows the global movements of money due to remittances (money sent by migrants to their home country). Data from the World Bank can be downloaded here.
If the brains behind “Can’t Buy Me Love” decide to release another remake, they might have an unlikely actor for the title role: Leonardo DiCaprio.
GetGlue is becoming tvtag! Blue is becoming red. And TV will soon be even more awesome. Stay tuned for more news next week! Share this one proudly. It’s from our friends at tvtag.
Thanks to a lunar eclipse on the longest night of the year, tonight we’ll be experiencing the longest, darkest night in a very long time. It’s been nearly 500 years since the last solstice lunar eclipse. Here’s what you’ll see.
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