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Where are the best places for singles to live?

In 1976, 37 percent of the U.S. population was single. Now, in 2014, it’s over 50 percent. I wrote once before about the best places to live if you’re single — … 394 more words

Fundamental Explainers

That's it—the US is now officially a nation of singles

The United States is now a nation of singles. Single people make up just over half of all American adults for the first time since statistics have been collected, according to… 739 more words

Problems in China

1. China tipped over the demographic cliff circa 2007-2010. Here are middle to young, middle to old, net investors and dependency ratio (inverted) measures:

2. China’s stock market enjoyed a parabolic mania at the demographic peak, like the US did in 2000 and Japan in 1989. 340 more words


The Geography Of Suicide

The World Health Organization recently released a report (pdf) illustrating suicide risk across the globe. Tanya Basu unpacks it:

One dramatic trend the WHO reports is that countries in the developing world have suicide rates that are many times higher than the Western world. 

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The Dish

The demographics of UK race replacement


There are now more Muslim children than Christian children growing up several British towns and cities. Figures from the 2011 census show that in places such as Birmingham, Bradford and Leicester, a child is more likely to be raised in Islam than Christianity as Britain’s demographics radically change.

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Google launches $105 Android One for Third World countries

“Google Inc launched in India on Monday a $105 smartphone, the first device from its ‘Android One’ initiative which is aimed at boosting sales in key emerging markets through cheaper prices,” Nivedita Bhattacharjee and Tommy Wilkes report for Reuters. 923 more words


Green incentives a must for developers, says report

NOT SURPRISINGLY, RESIDENTS in areas well served by public transit drive less.

Reblogged from The Georgia Straight | Carlito Pablo

Driving less means fewer greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, which is good for a warming planet.

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