An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 can affect countries differently, depending on the people’s ability to withstand and recover from such a disaster. INFORM attempts to assess this risk, so that organizations can make better-informed decisions about what relief to send. Greg Myre for NPR explains with a heatmap. [via @onyxfish]
Disaster risk indices estimate impact on people
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Americans are Growing Bigger
We keep getting bigger. Watch overweight and obesity rates move up over several decades.
Working on Tips, by State
What percentage of a waiter and waitress’s income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn’t straightforward but we can try.
The Demographics of Others
I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.