I was first exposed to Dr. Rosling through TED. His ability to communicate trends in statistics is (in my experience) unparralled. This video is from Gapminder.Org and is via NPR’s Planet Money (both sites of which I cannot recommend enough). Enjoy!
For those of you who don’t want to watch Dr. Rosling narrate history as if it were a horse race, click through this graphic to get to a PDF of present day….