You Won’t Find a Better Round-Up of Global Maps and Charts Anywhere This Side of Pluto

$9.54 per hour (in list-topper Australia) after taxes x 40 hours = $381.60 in post-tax per-FT-work-week in G’day Mate! dollars. So… assuming vacations are paid, that’s $19,843 annual take-home for Aussie minimum-wage workers:

net mine wage GLOBAL NEW

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America rising:

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Switzerland’s stats are no surprise but we had no idea that nearly 23% of Luxembourg households are millionaires:

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How far the mighty Athenians have fallen:

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Related: The 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale.
Another type and trajectory of fall:

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Note the absence of Iran:

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Tick. Tock…

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We’re at the tipping point now:

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The power of video games:

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Scientists have discovered how the month you’re born matters for your health.
Who will reach capacity the fastest?

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The world’s 50 best restaurants. (None of them are in Las Vegas. Boo.)
Light reading. China’s growing energy demand and its implications for U.S.
DOD!

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Here’s a closer look at that first map. We’d be more peaceful if there was less red:

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That’s all, folks! More updates soon…