Friday, September 23, 2011

Friday Burn

::: The Transformational Index
Link via TSK

::: Migrations Map
Where do people come from and go to for a given country.

::: The ROI on studying abroad

::: The Great Famine - Horn of Africa

::: More Than You Think - The Shipping Container
What the shipping container has done is just about entirely take away geographical distance as a determinant of freight costs. It really doesn't cost much more to ship something from China to Europe than it does to ship something inside Europe. Beijing, Brisbane, Brindisi and Birmingham, they're really all just nodes on the container shipping routes and getting from one node to another costs about the same amount, wherever in the world they are.

::: The World's Rudest Hand Gestures

See all the Burn posts here.

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