Map Monday, Jobs for College Grads

For most Americans their homes represent their single largest investment, but times are changing especially for college grads.  The new challenger is a bachelors degree.  The costs to attend college consistently outpace inflation.  Other than healthcare, education costs are rising faster than those in any other sector of the economy. … Read more“Map Monday, Jobs for College Grads”

Map Monday, unnatural ways Americans die abroad

How do Americans die abroad?  With few exceptions (baby animals, grandmothers, and cat videos come to mind) humans seem predisposed to prefer bad news.  Even the aforementioned triumvirate of feel good stories rarely serve as lead stories.  Bad news gets top billing.  The cute stuff sits on the back page… Read more“Map Monday, unnatural ways Americans die abroad”

Map Monday, lactose intolerance around the world

When I was younger I never heard of lactose intolerance.  In recent years it has become almost common place.  Grocery store aisles are filled with “safe” dairy products and aids for digesting natural dairy foods.  The condition is so well known that it’s become a comedic tool in popular TV… Read more“Map Monday, lactose intolerance around the world”