It’s data! It’s pictures! It’s learning!
First up, from The Economist, we have the rate of new AIDS infections plotted next to condom use.
Not to sound disrespectful or anything, but…suck it, Pope Benedict.
Next, the NY Times shows (or showed, about a month ago I guess) in several countries the relationship between the speed with which we eat (controlling for the average amount eaten, I assume) and the obesity rate.
That gap between the obesity rate in Canada and the US seems about right, matching the representation in this (rather long) graphic courtesy of Mint:
Wow…do the suicide rates and murder rates balance out?
By the way, you should click through to see the rest of that Mint post to see similar charts on the economy, environment and military of these three countries.