From Reuters.com

This week we get naked and go flying

March 5, 2010

What do you get when you cross an economist, the Olympics and lots of naked people? An odd assortment of popular stories for the week. They obviously don’t make for a very funny punchline but they did get you clicking. Here are the stories that warmed your cockles (okay, maybe not, but “cockles” is a fun word, isn’t it?).

Graphic: Global job cuts

By Reuters Staff
March 12, 2009
Global Job Cuts Below are details of announced job cuts of 2,000 or more, by region, since the beginning of September last year. Click on highlighted areas to get a detailed breakdown of job losses by company.

Graphic: U.S. Unemployment

By Reuters Staff
February 11, 2009

Unemployment Rate by State