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Daily chart: what works on Kickstarter. 44% of Kickstarter projects launched last year managed to raise the money they requested. Games raised the most cash, but dance projects were most likely to reach their funding targets.

Daily chart: what works on Kickstarter. 44% of Kickstarter projects launched last year managed to raise the money they requested. Games raised the most cash, but dance projects were most likely to reach their funding targets.

Daily chart: the age of man. In 2011, the average person was just under 32. By the end of this century the average person will be a little over 42 and newborns can expect to live to 81.

Daily chart: the age of man. In 2011, the average person was just under 32. By the end of this century the average person will be a little over 42 and newborns can expect to live to 81.

Daily chart: Switzerland is the best place to be born in 2013, according to research from The Economist Intelligence Unit. America comes in 16th, ten spots above Britain.

Daily chart: Switzerland is the best place to be born in 2013, according to research from The Economist Intelligence Unit. America comes in 16th, ten spots above Britain.

Daily chart: doomsday predictions have a very long history.

Daily chart: doomsday predictions have a very long history.

Daily chart: booze, bonks and bodies. The various Bonds are more different than you think. Pierce Brosnan was the most bloodthirsty, bumping off around 19 baddies per film. George Lazenby was the Bond for the babes, whereas Daniel Craig is notably less successful with the ladies. Maybe that’s because he drinks the most martinis.

Daily chart: booze, bonks and bodies. The various Bonds are more different than you think. Pierce Brosnan was the most bloodthirsty, bumping off around 19 baddies per film. George Lazenby was the Bond for the babes, whereas Daniel Craig is notably less successful with the ladies. Maybe that’s because he drinks the most martinis.

Self driving cars are just around the corner. They promise to reduce road accidents, ease congestion and revolutionise transport. But how do they work?

Self driving cars are just around the corner. They promise to reduce road accidents, ease congestion and revolutionise transport. But how do they work?

Daily chart: who’s arming the developing world? Arms deliveries to developing countries last year were the highest since 2004, totalling $28 billion, or around 60% of global sales. America and Russia, the world’s leading arms suppliers, accounted for around two-thirds of the deliveries. 

Daily chart: who’s arming the developing world? Arms deliveries to developing countries last year were the highest since 2004, totalling $28 billion, or around 60% of global sales. America and Russia, the world’s leading arms suppliers, accounted for around two-thirds of the deliveries. 

Daily chart: the world’s most popular theme parks. California may be a dysfunctional place but it still leads the world in making three dimensional fantasies. The top eight theme parks worldwide are owned by Disney, drawing in 100m punters between them.

Daily chart: the world’s most popular theme parks. California may be a dysfunctional place but it still leads the world in making three dimensional fantasies. The top eight theme parks worldwide are owned by Disney, drawing in 100m punters between them.

Daily chart: fun with pensions. Pensionable ages have failed to keep pace with longevity—this comes at an increasing cost to the state. In 1970 the average Frenchman entering retirement could expect to live for just over ten years. Now he could expect to live for 23.

Daily chart: fun with pensions. Pensionable ages have failed to keep pace with longevity—this comes at an increasing cost to the state. In 1970 the average Frenchman entering retirement could expect to live for just over ten years. Now he could expect to live for 23.

Daily chart: world peace. This global peace index produced by The Institute for Economics and Peace, a think-tank, is composed of 23 indicators ranging from murder rates to weapons imports to conflicts being fought. It throws up some surprising results, such as that China was more “peaceful” than America in 2007.

Daily chart: world peace. This global peace index produced by The Institute for Economics and Peace, a think-tank, is composed of 23 indicators ranging from murder rates to weapons imports to conflicts being fought. It throws up some surprising results, such as that China was more “peaceful” than America in 2007.