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Argentina’s Never Ending Crisis

Argentina is on the brink of its third major economic crisis in the last 35 years.

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The Ancient Silk Road: What and Where It Was

A network that once carried gems, spices and silk now carries electronics.

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As China Gets Rich…The World Slows

The laws of economics dictate that as China becomes rich, world economic growth starts to slow.

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Brazilian Women: Under Attack

Brazil struggles with rampant sexism.

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The World’s Millionaire Stock Is on the Rise

The world’s “millionaire club” grew faster than most economies in 2013.

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Larks and Owls: Sleep, Evolution and Industrialization

Sleep has a long evolutionary history. And yet science does not know why we do it.

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U.S.-China: Per Capita Troop Strength

While the United States has 0.48% of its population in the military, China has only 0.17%.

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The Global Economy’s “Group of 48″

About a quarter of the world’s countries individually produce between 0.1% and 1% of global GDP.

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The Global Economy’s 0.1% Club

The majority of the world’s nations produce less than 0.1% of global GDP.

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It Is Lonely at the Top

Only 18 countries have more than a 1% share of the world’s total GDP.

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