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Wind Map. An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future.

Wind Map

Relatively Interesting. A Map of the Square and Stationary Earth In June of 2011, the Library of Congress acquired an old map which was created by Prof.

Relatively Interesting

Orlando Ferguson in 1893. The information it contains is a bit out of date... but it is very interesting to look at nonetheless. The text can be a hard to read, so here it is, verbatim: Header: Map of the Square and Stationary Earth. Earth View. Maps ETC Homepage. Transparency.png (PNG Image, 2000 × 1000 pixels) - Scaled (61%) Animated Manhattan. The INTIMIDATOR Puzzle Pistol- Page 5. The Long Overdue Sh*t Girls Don’t Say Video Is Finally Here [VIDEO.

Chart of the Day: Global Abortion Rates. To mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v.

Chart of the Day: Global Abortion Rates

Wade this week, the Guttmacher Institute has released some insightful data visualizations on abortion rates around the world. Turns out, the countries with the more liberal abortion laws actually have fewer abortions: Guttmacher reports that the rates were high—between 29 and 32 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age—in countries in Africa and Latin America, where most abortions are illegal.

But the rate was much lower in Western Europe, where it's generally legal, averaging 12 per 1,000. ACME Mapper 2.0 - 3.6 km ExSE of Moorestown NJ. Internet Privacy Infographic: Google Privacy & Your Privacy on Facebook. This Infographic is Property of WordStream, Inc.

Internet Privacy Infographic: Google Privacy & Your Privacy on Facebook

WordStream is an Internet marketing software company, specializing in pay-per-click advertising software and a suite of SEO tools, which contains a FREE keyword tool for discovering profitable keywords, including long tail keywords for SEO and PPC. Share This Infographic: Internet Privacy: Is Your Right to Privacy Threatened? At WordStream, we recognize that retaining privacy on the internet has become an increasingly difficult task.

We made this infographic to provide information and illustrate the internet privacy issues that continue to be a concern for online users. Online privacy is continuously threatened, as evidenced by Facebook's constant changes to its online privacy policies. As illustrated by our infographic, Facebook's altering of the default privacy setting results in serious internet privacy issues as more users end up sharing more of their private information, often without realizing the changes that have taken place. Geosense: an online world geography game. Index Mundi - Country Facts.

Most Popular Free Windows Downloads of 2008. The Evolution of the Rifle: From Muskets to the Assault Rifle. This Glue Chart Guides You Through Which Glue to Use Where. TIGER Data. JOSM. JOSM is the "Java OpenStreetMap Editor", a desktop application originally developed by Immanuel Scholz and currently maintained by Dirk Stöcker.


Editing. From OpenStreetMap Wiki OpenStreetMap is the process of making changes to the map data - such as adding roads, pubs or changing names of features. Several editors can be used to edit features in the OpenStreetMap database. Registration Before you can edit any data you will need to create an OSM account . Top two Potlatch is the easy to use editor found on the 'Edit' tab of the main map, and is ideal for quick editing contributions. JOSM is currently the most popular desktop editor. Leonardo Da Vinci: Bag Designer. Forget Coach and Gucci, a 15th-century bag designed by Da Vinci conveyed stunning, unique fashion.

Leonardo Da Vinci: Bag Designer

Scholars have reconstructed fragmented drawings of a unique bag designed by Leonardo da Vinci in 1497. The bag has been brought to life by the renowned Florentine fashion house Gherardini. Functional and beautiful, the bag reflects Leonardo Da Vinci's original and counter-cultural ideas of fashion. Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) was an artist, inventor, scientist, architect, engineer, writer and even a musician.

Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report. The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report is a cooperative project between the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program.

Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report

Updated by 2300 UTC every Wednesday, notices of volcanic activity posted on these pages are preliminary and subject to change as events are studied in more detail. This is not a comprehensive list of all of Earth's volcanoes erupting during the week, but rather a summary of activity at volcanoes that meet criteria discussed in detail in the "Criteria and Disclaimers" section. Carefully reviewed, detailed reports on various volcanoes are published monthly in the Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network.

Copahue | Central Chile-Argentina border | 37.856°S, 71.183°W | Elevation 2953 m On 4 April OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that activity at Copahue continued to fluctuate at an elevated level however did not indicate an impending eruption. 9 (Arbitrary) Ways to Get Your Writing Rejected. When novelist Helen Simonson ( Major Pettigrew's Last Stand) was asked to help winnow entries for short story contests and literary journals, it was her turn to switch from seeking approval to giving it out. Sparingly. As she puts it: Having spent many years putting hours of effort and creativity into my own work -- sending off brown envelopes filled with still-warm pages, to various editors and judges -- it is rather horrifying to discover that it takes me about a minute to know that yet another manuscript is about to be "binned" as they say.

In a sort of apology, I feel the least I can do is to reveal a few of the instant signs that your writing genius will not be discovered by the judges this time around! Let's describe the whole world! Earth album alpha - a slicker google maps + flickr mash-up. Map Collections Home Page. The Engineering Flowchart. AnimatedPeriodicTable.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) [INFOGRAPHIC]: The Geography of Social Media Threats - Trend Micro UK. Java Programming Cheatsheet. This appendix summarizes the most commonly-used Java language features in the textbook.

Java Programming Cheatsheet

FBI. The FBI’s Reading Room contains many files of public interest and historical value.


In compliance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements, some of these records are no longer in the physical possession of the FBI, eliminating the FBI’s capability to re-review and/or re-process this material. Please note, that the information found in these files may no longer reflect the current beliefs, positions, opinions, or policies currently held by the FBI. The image quality contained within this site is subject to the condition of the original documents and original scanning efforts.

These older files may contain processing procedures that are not compliant with current FOIA processing standards. All recently scanned images posted to the Reading Room adhere to the NARA 300 DPI standard. Top Secret America: Who is TSA? Infographic: How Hackers Get In and Got In. Webpages as graphs - an HTML DOM Visualizer Applet. Envelope made from Google map of return address. Television Frequencies plus CATV, Radio, and Satellite Frequencies. Television Frequencies, CATV Frequencies, & more {*style:<b><b>MASTER SPECTRUM FREQUENCY AND ALLOCATION PLAN FREQUENCY SUMMARY </b></b>*} AnimatedPeriodicTable.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

Color Landform Atlas of the United States. 200 Free Online Classes to Learn Anything. Chart: Should You Have Kids? Momlogic's Momstrosity: To procreate or not to procreate -- that is the question.

Chart: Should You Have Kids?

Here is the answer. ( Click on image to enlarge)


International. Simple References. Cheatsheets. Android Orphans: Visualizing a Sad History of Support. The announcement that Nexus One users won’t be getting upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich led some to justifiably question Google’s support of their devices. I look at it a little differently: Nexus One owners are lucky. I’ve been researching the history of OS updates on Android phones and Nexus One users have fared much, much better than most Android buyers. I went back and found every Android phone shipped in the United States1 up through the middle of last year.

I then tracked down every update that was released for each device - be it a major OS upgrade or a minor support patch - as well as prices and release & discontinuation dates. I compared these dates & versions to the currently shipping version of Android at the time. Perspectival Fly-Through. The True Facts about Bottled Water that Science doesn't want you to know. Google facts and figures (massive infographic) Posted in Tech blog on February 24th, 2010 by Pingdom. Planes or Volcano? - infographics.


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