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Collection of every day data that interests me & the like minded.

Got PhD? What does it pay?

By | January 14, 2018

STEM is strong. PhDs earn some of the highest salaries right out of college. But certainly not the same for men and women. This set of data collected by the National Science Foundation for those completing their PhDs in 2016 shows it matters a lot what field you specialize in. While business management PhD pays the… Read More »

Power of your passport

By | January 8, 2018

Passport power. Number of countries that allow visa free entry (or visa on arrival) for various passports. Life of a traveler can be very different depending on what passport he or she holds. Germans can get into 161 different countries before applying for a visa, while those in US and Canada have that privilege to… Read More »

Oct 27, 2017 – Halloween expenditure

By | October 27, 2017

Cost of candy and costume. American Halloween expenditure by household (2017). Americans will spend $86.13 per household, a total of $9.1 billion this Halloween, the National Retail Federation projects. Over 95% of Americans will purchase candy in 2017 to celebrate Halloween. However, the biggest expense of $32 will be on costume, the most popular being witch… Read More »