Thursday, March 31, 2011

a youthful movement

a really cool infographic by the king of them - GOOD.

looks at young people who move to other countries and which % of them are educated.
the US attracts a lot of young people, but only a small percentage of them are educated (i guess i can be blamed for this as well). Compare that to Singapore which sees 3x as many educated people come in as opposed to those that want to leave.

A Transparency

Click on the link for the bigger picture.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Learn How the Oldest Known Calculator Accurately Predicted Eclipses 2,000 Years Ago

This is one of the coolest things I've seen in awhile. Basically:

Device made in 100 BCE
1901: Wrecked ship discovered with the device
2006: Device's true purpose discovered - predicting celestial events and eclipses with "unprecedented accuracy"
2010: A fully functional replica was made...with Legos!

Check it out for yourself:

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

expensive gas? bah!

sorry for the hiatus - work has been crazy. we just found out we (UM) lost the Microsoft account which we've had for over 19 year. so it was a bit of a bummer. i'm going to keep my head high - look out London here I come!

anyways back to the show - a cool infographic by GOOD on how US gas prices stack up against those around the world... (hopefully it'll make u feel better)

gas prices, gasoline, petroleum, oil,