MinuteEarth provides an energetic and entertaining view of trends in earth’s environment — in just a few minutes!
Selfie, landscape or portrait, we tend to take a lot of photos — and some places are more conducive to snapping pics than others. Google released a heat map that highlights the Earth’s most photographed locales. Data included in Sightsmap comes from geolocated images uploaded by individual users to the Google Maps Panoramio service, which associates images with locations in Google Maps and Google Earth.
What’s going to happen in 2013? In ten year’s time? 50 years? 100? We look ahead to see what the future holds according to predictions from thinkers, scientists and pundits – and the odds on them happening.
Canada performs exceptionally well in measures of well-being, as shown by the fact that it ranks among the top countries in a large number of topics in the Better Life Index. In terms of employment, over 72% of people aged 15 to 64 in Canada have a paid job. In Canada, 88% of adults aged 25-64 have earned the equivalent of a high-school degree.
What’s tasty, abundant and high in protein? Bugs! Although less common outside the tropics, entomophagy, the practice of eating bugs, was once extremely widespread throughout cultures. You may feel icky about munching on insects, but they feed about 2 billion people each day (Mmm, fried tarantulas).
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