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The end of the article says:>> "The fact that there are no specific terms to describe odors supports the idea of a defective association between odor and language. Odors take the name of the obje...
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I usually look at Strava's heatmap when I'm unfamiliar with an area. Chances are if there's a path on the map, it shows up on the heatmap.https://www.strava.com/heatmap...
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We're working on a project in that direction [0].The basic idea of the app is that cyclist record their bike rides through the city and accelerometer data is used to report dangerous situations (e.g. ...
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Volvo cars will notify other Volvos about slippery roads and other road hazards, and there's work to share this data with other car manufacturers as well. https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/volvo-euro...
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According to Wikipedia [0], about 500,000 Horseshoe crabs are bled each year, with a mortality rate of 5-30%, depending on the source. In contrast, about 1,000,000 Horseshoe crabs are used as fishing ...
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saved you a search: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/15/statista-how-far-behind-us-i... . includes this depressing factoid, "American workers took an average of just over 17 days of vacation in 2017...
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Is this true? It seems like Canadians drive less than Americans do, which I'm guessing is because Canadians live and drive in higher-density environments where they can make shorter trips and kill few...
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>The US system doesn't even benefit the wealthy.That's a ridiculous statement, it benefits the wealthy massively. We can argue over whether or not these benefits would be even more massive without ov...
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Sorry, car accidents won't cut it. Here are the life tables: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr61/nvsr61_03.pdf which link to this spreadsheet: https://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Publ...
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Yet the median disposable income per person, after adjustments for government provided healthcare and education is enormously higher than any other nation, according to the OECD.https://data.oecd.org/...
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West Virginia is 92% non-Hispanic white (2018) and has the lowest life expectancy of any US state (74.8). Which clearly disproves that common hypothesis. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._s...
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Similar gaps between the US and comparable countries are apparent at age 40 too: https://www.healthsystemtracker.org/chart-collection/u-s-lif......
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The maternal mortality rate in the US is about 50% higher than in the UK for white mothers (8 versus 12), and the same for Black mothers (about 40): https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-47115305.Asians...
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Re: universal healthcare. Latinos in the US have the highest rates of lacking health insurance (20% versus 5% for non-Hispanic whites). But they have the second highest life expectancy (81.8 years—lon...
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There are places where they don't use insurance, it's cash only. The Surgery Center of Oklahoma does cash only and will tell you the cost before you even contact a surgeon or specialist. It's on their...
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The costs of malpractice insurance vary a lot based on specialty and location:https://www.leveragerx.com/blog/medical-malpractice-insuranc...A few years back I was reading articles on how doctors were...
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Average tenancy length is two years (https://www.residentrated.com/blog/2019/6/10/average-us-rent...). So you'll have more money on your hands if you drop your rents by one third rather than leave it...
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I don't know where you work or where you live or how much you make. I can't possibly fashion a response specifically for you.Rent control, minimum wage are duct tape solutions that don't work in the l...
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Food is not only insanely subsidized ..in the United States, it is cheap due to imports from developing countries and exploited farm labour.Also: farmers get 7.8c of every food dollar.https://www.wash...
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