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I was in high school during the Nixon, and the subsequent Ford administration when I saw this in the newspaper back then.
I was struck by this and figured it was due to President Nixon having had to sign so many many documents that he just speed up the process of knocking out his signature.
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We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.
So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.