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Juni Learning is bringing individualized programming tutorials to kids online

Juni Learning wants to give every kid access to a quality education in computer programming. The company, part of Y […]

The Air Quality-Life Index™

How much longer would you live if your country reduced air pollution to comply with your own national standard or […]

It’s becoming economically desirable to live in a trailer park

America’s growing affordability housing gap is prompting many people to rethink the traditional single-family home. Trailer parks don’t have the […]

Aereo-like NYC nonprofit Locast streams local TV for free

A nonprofit is bringing local broadcast television to the online masses for free, but who knows how long that will […]

New 2025 Global Growth Projections Predict China’s Further Slowdown and the Continued Rise of India

Cambridge, Massachusetts – The economic pole of global growth has moved over the past few years from China to neighboring […]

The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph

That headline is a big promise. But here it is: The economic history of the world going back to Year […]

As U.S. Postage Rates Continue To Rise, The USPS Gives The Chinese A ‘Free Ride’

As the rates of the U.S. Postal Service continue on their precipitous ascent, how cheaply Chinese merchants are able to ship their […]

The States Most (and Least) Likely to Have Underwater Properties

Underwater Properties in the U.S. More than 5.4 million homes in the United States are “seriously underwater”—meaning the loan amount […]

$63 Trillion of World Debt in One Visualization

By Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist, $63 Trillion of World Debt in One Visualization If you add up all the money […]

What people think of every country in the world, according to Google

No matter how open-minded you consider yourself to be, you will have some sort of preconception when it comes to other […]

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