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Matt Owens

Matt Owens

  • The Planet
  • Is Education the Great Equalizer? When girls aren't well-represented in school, does the gender gap trickle into adulthood? Equal access to education for...
  • What Renewable Energy Sources Is The World Using? Who's generating the most electricity from renewable sources-and which ones are they using? As of 2006,...
    The Planet
  • The State of the Planet As we head into the last year of the two thousand aughts, we take a look at some of the numbers that shaped our lives this past year.  Thanks for the memories, 2008..
  • Burning Fuel The average car vs. the average human Cars use gas to power themselves, just as people use food. And energy is energy, no matter where you get it. So, how many calories are in a gallon of gas? How does that compare to our food? View Burning Fuel: The Average Car Vs. The Average Human DESIGN
  • Seeking Refuge Wars, famine, and natural disasters are just a few of the reasons people are forced to leave their homes and flee their countries. Around the world, millions of refugees are waiting, sometimes for a lifetime, to return home. Here is a look at who they are. View Seeking Refuge: A Glance at Refugees Worldwide DESIGN..
  • The Three-Trillion-Dollar War: Its Cost In Ten Steps In 2003, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld estimated that a war with Iraq would cost $60 billion. Five years later, the cost of Iraq War operations is more than 10 times that figure. By the time the United States leaves Iraq, the estimated total cost of war will be more than $3 trillion. View The..
  • The Hidden Cost of War In 2003, Donald Rumsfeld estimated a war with Iraq would cost $60 billion. Five years later, the cost of Iraq war operations is more than 10...
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