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200 countries, 200 years, 4 minutes

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(Read caption) Look at the world from a new perspective: not through a giant space telescope, but via dancing data points in a new video from the BBC. Economist Hans Rosling uses an animated graph to show changes in wealth and life expectancy over time.

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Courtesy of the BBC. here’s the newest version of Hans Rosling’s famous presentation on economic growth and life expectancy. Keep an eye out for the moments in history when life expectancy plummets.

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