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Number of people worldwide with secondary education or better increases 400% since 1970

There are two charts I’d like to show you in this post, one better than the other. In the first chart above you can see the absolute number of people by level of education. 293 more words


The end of 24-hour service is partly because there are fewer students in Japan’s ageing society. But the main factor is the growing shortage of casual staff — a big issue after four years of robust economic growth — that makes it hard to operate profitably during late-night hours.

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Where is 'rural America,' and what does it look like?

‘Rural America’ is a deceptively simple term for a remarkably diverse collection of places. Understanding – and improving – these parts of the country is critical for all Americans. 76 more words

Urban-Rural Divide

2nd Wisconsin Infantry: A Study In Demographics

Emerging Civil War welcomes back Bill Backus

One of the famous regiments that served in the Civil War was the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. As part of the famed Iron Brigade, the 2nd Wisconsin saw hard service with the Army of the Potomac from First Manassas to Antietam, and Gettysburg and beyond. 1,020 more words

Common Soldier

"People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors"*...

Your family tree might contain a few curious revelations. It might alert you to the existence of long-lost third cousins. It might tell you your 10-times-great-grandfather…

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Blog 4-Demographics

The majority of Lonny readers are ages 55-64, with 65+ being the next biggest segment, and 45-54 being third biggest. Most readers make $100k+ a year, and are female. 124 more words