America the Blimpiful

As a recovering research editor, I’m always fascinated with neato ways to present information. A case in point is a graphic on obesity I just found, where some clever graphistician figured out a way to present, in porky detail, just how overweight the U.S. actually is compared to the rest of the world. I’m sure Edward Tufte would be very proud.

So without further ado, it’s The percentage of the population older than 15 with a body-mass index greater than 30.

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Would you like some butter for those rolls?

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