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Let elderly people 'hurry up and die', says Japanese minister

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Mapping America's Restless Interstate Migration Without a Map - Wired Science

Mapping America's Restless Interstate Migration Without a Map - Wired Science | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
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A Strangely Beautiful Map of Race in America

A Strangely Beautiful Map of Race in America | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
A story told in dots.
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In Climbing Income Ladder, Location Matters

In Climbing Income Ladder, Location Matters | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
The odds of rising to another income level are notably low in certain cities, like Atlanta and Charlotte, and much higher in New York and Boston.
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A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg

A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
New technology has given us the chance to re-examine how the Civil War battle was won and lost
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Paid Maternity Leave: Almost Everywhere - NYTimes.com

Paid Maternity Leave: Almost Everywhere - NYTimes.com | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Source: "Children's Chances: How Countries Can Move From Surviving to Thriving" by Jody Heymann With Kristen McNeill
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America's Baby Bust

America's Baby Bust | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
The nation's falling fertility rate is the root cause of many of our problems. And it's only getting worse, writes Jonathan V. Last.
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Working-age shift

Working-age shift | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
THE new-year message from investors and policymakers is the same: Europe has turned the corner. Even so, this year’s economic outlook remains dire. A forecast from...
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Denmark Introduces 'Fat Tax' on Foods High in Saturated Fat

Denmark Introduces 'Fat Tax' on Foods High in Saturated Fat | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
(Luxx Images/Digital Vision/Getty Images) ABC News’ Olivia Katrandjian reports: Denmark has introduced what’s believed to be the world’s first fat food tax, applying a surcharge to foods with more than 2.3 percent saturated fats, in an effort to...
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HALF of U.S. population will be obese by 2030 experts predict as the number could swell to 164 million Americans

HALF of U.S. population will be obese by 2030 experts predict as the number could swell to 164 million Americans | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Some 32 per cent of men and 35 per cent of women are now obese in the U.S., according to researchers at Columbia University in New York.
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Moving Migration Patterns | Atlas Van Lines

Moving Migration Patterns | Atlas Van Lines | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Based on 73,256 Interstate Household Goods Relocations from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. (Click on individual states for past findings.)
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GeoCurrents

GeoCurrents | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Map Illustrated Analyses of Current Events and Geographical Issues...
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The size of it

The size of it | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
How the world's population has changedTHE world in 1950 looked very different from how it does now. Europe was home to 22% of the world's 2.5 billion people....
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Hans Rosling: Religions and babies | Video on TED.com

Hans Rosling had a question: Do some religions have a higher birth rate than others -- and how does this affect global population growth? Speaking at the TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar, he graphs data over time and across religions.
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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
  If you're a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this c...
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Latin American City Structure Model

Latin American City Structure Model | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Learn about the unique structure of Latin American cities as they developed in the colonial environment of the New World.
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More than half of the world's population lives inside this circle

More than half of the world's population lives inside this circle | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Even more mindblowing: said circle is mostly water.
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Clocking the Human Exodus Out of Africa - ScienceNOW

Clocking the Human Exodus Out of Africa - ScienceNOW | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Clocking the Human Exodus Out of Africa - ScienceNOW
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Japan's Demographic Disaster - The Diplomat

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Peak toil

Peak toil | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
ON JANUARY 18th the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced that the number of working-age Chinese shrank last year by a total of 3.45m. In the slow-moving...
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Let elderly people 'hurry up and die', says Japanese minister

Let elderly people 'hurry up and die', says Japanese minister | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Taro Aso says he would refuse end-of-life care and would 'feel bad' knowing treatment was paid for by government
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Culture matters in the obesity debate

Culture matters in the obesity debate | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Today, professors Brownell and Campos look at how culture and class affect the debate over obesity .
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Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide Is Splitting America

Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide Is Splitting America | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Partisan lines that once fell along regional borders can increasingly be found at the county level. What does that mean for the future of the United States?
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Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide Is Splitting America

Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide Is Splitting America | Cultural Geography News | Scoop.it
Partisan lines that once fell along regional borders can increasingly be found at the county level. What does that mean for the future of the United States?
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