The Swiss are the richest people on Earth, with median wealth per adult os $227,891. Haiti is the worst ($214). Howmuch.net created a map of the world that shows the median net worth per adult in different countries. The United States ranks 22nd, at $65,904. The world median wealth per adult is $7,087.
Seoul has sky-high real-estate prices, rising inequity, and incredibly important "goshi" tests that determine admittance to valued jobs in law or civil service. Students want somewhere to retreat for months to study, but since land is at a premium, there's a big market for "goshiwon", teensy apartments that fit a single human body and not… READ THE REST
Over at Journalist's Resource, comic artist Josh Neufeld has a great piece of visual journalism called A tale of two pandemics: A nonfiction comic about historical racial health disparities. It's available under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 International License, so I've included it below; but if you'd prefer a high-resolution PDF, that's also an… READ THE REST
Bernie Sanders' record-setting fundraising isn't just notable for how much he raised, it's also notable for how he raised it — Sanders is the only leading candidate in the Democratic leadership race for 2020 who hasn't taken any money from billionaires. READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST