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Fair Warning - One hit wonders, crowds, and obesity

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Fair Warning - One hit wonders, crowds, and obesity
By Soph Warnes • Issue #49 • View online
Hi, I’m back! I have had a few weeks of being really unwell, hence the unexpected absence, but I’m bouncing back. Time for another Fair Warning…

On the home front
BMI and obesity: Where are you on the UK fat scale?
Scotland introduces a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol - Daily chart
Over the pond
How a Common Interview Question Fuels the Gender Pay Gap (and How to Stop It)
Odds and ends
How The Economist uses its 12-person data journalism team to drive subscriptions
One-Hit Wonders in Sports
The girl with the strawberry ring
This next tweet is really interesting and definitely demonstrates how the past can have a huge impact on current events (you may need to open it to see the image!):
Xavi Ruiz 🎗
🇹🇩 The map of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867-1918) overlapping the results of the 2014 presidential elections in Romania

An example of the long term impact of past institutions.
That’s all for this week, thanks for reading! If you like this newsletter, please forward it to people, encourage friends to subscribe to it, buy me a coffee or support Fair Warning on Patreon. I’m on Twitter @SophieWarnes.
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