Hi! I missed all the hubbub from last week but I saw one of the most effective visualisations I’ve seen in a while which is good (read on for that!) This week’s newsletter compiled while listening to the Cabaret soundtrack and Moulin Rouge soundtrack. Both were distracting and it was, in hindsight, a bad idea.
I hate this headline so much (rent doesn’t hit people in the same way cuts do) but the story and data itself is quite interesting. It shows you how affordable different cities and areas within cities are. For instance, where I am, rent for a one-bed is about £630.
Oooh this is very pretty - a visualisation made of paper trees, which shows the 20 largest UK funders. The different characteristics in the trees are determined by funder characteristics - be good to know what they are.
A bold headline which outlines the Migration Advisory Committee’s report on migration to the country. They contribute more to the country because they tend to be younger and in better health than the average Briton. This has been known for a while but I guess it’s nice to have it reiterated.
A map showing the number of AirBnB properties in Dublin and links up owners - there are some people potentially earning €6,000 a day. [Before anyone gets angry, I know that Dublin isn’t part of the UK, it’s just the easiest category to put it into]
Pretty much what it says on the can. I actually can’t bear to keep this updated or even properly at it, but hey, knock yourself out if you’re feeling like you really want to lean into the self-loathing.
Just a nice little “AR” article for you about a “mystery dinosaur” that didn’t make the cut at the National Museum of Natural History. Actually, it’s just the skull, but it’s short and sweet. No data, but I like it, so there.
I’m not convinced that a direct link will actually work on here (found out a few weeks ago that not all links were created equal) so here’s the chart I think is the most effective I’ve seen in quite a while. It’s from Vox and I think it’s pretty self-explanatory (see it in situ here):
This is probably old but I hadn’t seen it before. Female celebrities tend to give more to charities that help animals, children and other touchy-feely things, where male celebrities choose sports, addiction, and human rights - much broader charities, I guess?
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