Daily chart: global malaria deaths. The death toll from malaria seems to have responded to a big injection of money. Over the past decade deaths have fallen by 20%; of 108 countries where malaria is endemic, ten are on track to eliminate the disease in the near future.
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Facebook’s population is currently at 800 million users, which is slightly more users than the Internet of early 2004, based on data from InternetWorldStats.com. Check out a chart chronicling the growth of the Internet after the jump.
Facebook has been hit with a lawsuit over a trademark dispute surrounding the new Facebook Timeline profiles. Timeslines.com asserts that if Facebook is allowed to move forward with the launch of Timeline, it “will essentially eliminate Timelines.com” and cause mass confusion that Timelines.co…
|—||U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider, unamused by the Twitter postings from The Onion, a satirical news site, which claimed that members of Congress had armed themselves with semi-automatic weapons, taken a group of schoolchildren hostage inside the Capitol building, and demanded $12 trillion in ransom. (via officialssay)|