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Wall Street Journal | ECONOMY|

Unemployment and pay rates by uni degrees

A fascinating document that shows how US college graduates compare based on their college major. For example Actuarial Science students have 0% unemployment, which contrasts to Architecture, where 10% of its graduates remain unemployed.

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The Guardian | COMPANIES|

Mapping the BBC cuts

The UK’s BBC is in crisis after announcing it will cut £700m in spending annually by 2016/17. Over 2000 jobs are expected to be cut in the next five years. The Guardian maps where the funds will be slashed.

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SBS | FEDERAL|

Tiger mums breed dragon children

Why are Australian-born children of Chinese parents so successful? SBS examines the constant coaching, love of selective public high schools and drive for education of Chinese-Australian students in a fascinating video series.

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New York Times | LINKS|

Coming out: young gays tell their stories

An incredible interactive feature profiling young gay teens, including a military cadet and a strict Lutheran Christian. Plus, an extra 50 stories written by NY Times readers.

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Slate | LINKS|

Domino Effect tumbles the Middle East

There’s been much discussion of the recent unrest in the Middle East, but this animated map by Slate clearly explains what’s happened on a daily basis — and where — from the first protests in Tunisia in December to yesterday in Yemen.

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New York Times | LINKS|

How a nuclear reactor works

If you’re struggling to understand exactly why the Japanese nuclear reactors needs to be covered in sea water and how nuclear rods remain protected inside a nuclear reactor, then check out this clever graphic.

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ABC | FEDERAL|

The children that arrive alone

Almost half the children held in immigration detention in Australia arrived without their parents, with the number spiking in recent years. This brilliant interactive ABC site examines the phenomena of the “castaway kids”.

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New York Times | LINKS|

Tracking the oil spill

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Should you become a social media expert? | LINKS|

QUIZ: Should you become a social media expert?

You can’t say “print advertising is dead” without a social media expert chiming in with their opinion. So take this simple quiz to establish if you too should join the realm of social media gurus.

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Forbes | ECONOMY|

Where is America’s money going?

As citizens migrate across the country as does their money. This Forbes map cleverly shows where people are moving to within the US and their average incomes, county by county.

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If it was my home | ENVIRONMENT|

What if the oil spill happened in your town?

A very clever site showing the actual spread of the Gulf of Mexico on an interactive map. If the oil spill happened in the middle of Sydney, it would stretch down to the outskirts of Goulburn.

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Scientific American | LINKS|

12 events that will change the world

From alien intelligence to fusion energy: a great interactive feature from Scientific American, exploring 12 world-changing events that could take place before 2050, how likely they are, and what they’ll mean for humanity.

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