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micdotcom:

Finally some good international news: Child mortality is at its lowest level in decades

Daily news of turmoil in global hotspots often paints a picture of a world in shambles. But according to a new UNICEF report, quality of life around the world is gradually improving. 

Not only is global poverty on the decline, the improvements in child welfare have been dramatic. Between 1990 and 2013, the mortality rate among children under the age of 5 has been sliced in half. 

But there’s still a long road ahead 

climateadaptation:

Asian Development Bank’s new climate infographic quantifies how south Asia economy will be hit by climate impacts.

climateadaptation:

Asian Development Bank’s new climate infographic quantifies how south Asia economy will be hit by climate impacts.

fotojournalismus:

Aerial view of Rio das Pedras shantytown (favela), next to Barra da Tijuca, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 28, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

fotojournalismus:

Aerial view of Rio das Pedras shantytown (favela), next to Barra da Tijuca, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 28, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

thelandofmaps:

The CDC’s recommendations on which countries have safe drinking water [OC] [4000x2029]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

The CDC’s recommendations on which countries have safe drinking water [OC] [4000x2029]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
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did-you-kno:

Approximately 90% of Americans live within 15 minutes of a Walmart.
Source

did-you-kno:

Approximately 90% of Americans live within 15 minutes of a Walmart.

Source

moonsetta:

I just…don’t know. I really don’t. I mean geography was by far my weakest subject in school but…
Hong Kong is in South America now! Oh boy, I mean I’m aware that I don’t get out out much but I think I would’ve heard about this.

moonsetta:

I just…don’t know. I really don’t. I mean geography was by far my weakest subject in school but…

Hong Kong is in South America now! Oh boy, I mean I’m aware that I don’t get out out much but I think I would’ve heard about this.

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theworldofchinese:


McDonald’s Marriages 
If you don’t really have any sort of spiritual persuasion as such, then the business of getting married can be a little bit complicated. For religious types, of course, there’s often a pretty well laid-out path to tread. Things are also perhaps easier for atheists in Western countries, where a Christian legacy and heritage still renders a Church wedding the go-to option for many an irreligious couple. Things are slightly different in Hong Kong, however.
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theworldofchinese:

McDonald’s Marriages 

If you don’t really have any sort of spiritual persuasion as such, then the business of getting married can be a little bit complicated. For religious types, of course, there’s often a pretty well laid-out path to tread. Things are also perhaps easier for atheists in Western countries, where a Christian legacy and heritage still renders a Church wedding the go-to option for many an irreligious couple. Things are slightly different in Hong Kong, however.

Continue reading here…