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Maps That Will Change the Way You See the World

Maps That Will Change the Way You See the World
Where Google Street View is available. The supercontinent of Pangaea with modern day borders. The pink represents countries that the British have invaded. Goddammit, Brittan! Countries that don't use metric. Most common surnames by country. Countries that offer maternity leave. McDonalds Around the World Time Zones in Antarctica. Antarctica without ice. What side of the street do you drive on? Alcohol consumption. Most popular alcoholic drink by country. Flags of the world. Population density. Most cases of bribery. Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean. Earthquakes. Highest paid public employees. The rivers of America. Trade. Number of researchers. How old someone is when they lose their virginity. Plant life. Coffee consumption. Writing systems of the world. A Gall–Peters projection map. Rivers that empty into the Mississippi River. The world divided into seven regions, each containing a population of one billion. Water risk. Related:  Société

The Upturned Microscope | Musings of a biologian Daniel Mermet ou les délices de « l’autogestion joyeuse » - Olivier Cyran Après Jacques Chancel l’année dernière, c’est Daniel Mermet qui vient de recevoir le Grand Prix de la SCAM (Société civile des auteurs multimédias) pour « l’ensemble de son œuvre ». Décernée le 21 juin dernier, cette gratification récompense un journaliste hétérodoxe de 71 ans qui a hissé le reportage radiophonique au rang d’art sonore et battu le pavé des luttes sociales en France et à l’étranger depuis un quart de siècle. Elle distingue aussi l’émission qu’il produit et anime chaque jour sur France Inter, « Là-bas si j’y suis », l’un des rares espaces dans l’empire audiovisuel français à faire écho aux luttes sociales et aux pensées dissidentes. L’information ne s’est pas ébruitée hors des couloirs de Radio France, mais LBSJS peut se targuer d’être l’une des très rares émissions du service public où les souffrances au travail ont donné lieu à une enquête interne. Dessin de Bench « La plus ubuesque des impostures » Le salaire de la peur Crime de haute trahison La foudre de Zeus

Imgur user shows map of every river basin in the US A stunning new map shows the complex network of rivers and streams in the contiguous United States. Created by Imgur user Fejetlenfej, a geographer and GIS analyst with a ‘lifelong passion for beautiful maps,’ it highlights the massive expanse of river basins across the country – in particular, those which feed the Mississippi River. The map visualizes Strahler Stream Order Classification, the creator explains, with higher stream orders indicated as thicker lines. Scroll down for video Created by Imgur user Fejetlenfej , a geographer and GIS analyst with a ‘lifelong passion for beautiful maps,’ it highlights the massive expanse of river basins across the country – in particular, those which feed the Mississippi River, in pink It was created using the open-source QGIS software, and the high resolution prints are available on Etsy. The top left portion of the map shows much of the Pacific Northwest basin, illustrated in a brownish-orange color. Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% MinimizeExpandClose 1.) 2.)

Peinture chinoise Nous appelons peinture chinoise l’art pictural traditionnel exercé en Chine depuis plus de mille ans. Ses racines prennent source dans un mode de pensée original beaucoup plus ancien qui met l’accent sur l’unicité de l’homme et du cosmos et le dynamisme ininterrompu au sein même de cet univers. Plus que la représentation d’une forme, la peinture chinoise recherche à exprimer l’âme (principe de vie), le mouvement interne des êtres. D’une manière générale, la peinture chinoise est composée d’un ou plusieurs poèmes, de calligraphies, d’une image peinte et du sceau de l’artiste. La peinture chinoise Gongbi (lit. “ Le pinceau soigneux ” ou “ Le pinceau habile ”) se distingue par sa finesse et sa précision dans le détail. Le but de la peinture chinoise est de réaliser dans la plus grande concision une œuvre au charme artistique porteur d’un sens touchant l’infini. Les formats utilisés en peinture chinoise sont très variés. Les points essentiels de la composition des peintures chinoises sont :

The Best Map Ever Made of America's Racial Segregation | Wired Design Last year, a pair of researchers from Duke University published a report with a bold title: “The End of the Segregated Century.” U.S. cities, the authors concluded, were less segregated in 2012 than they had been at any point since 1910. But less segregated does not necessarily mean integrated–something this incredible map makes clear in vivd color. The map, created by Dustin Cable at University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, is stunningly comprehensive. Drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, it shows one dot per person, color-coded by race. This is the most comprehensive map of race in America ever created. White people are shown with blue dots; African-Americans with green; Asians with red; and Latinos with orange, with all other race categories from the Census represented by brown. Looking at the map, every city tells a different story. Click to Open Overlay Gallery In the Midwest, though, the racial divide can be shockingly exact. Go Back to Top.

thatsnothowyoupipette Filed under: thatIShowyouDIEbymypipette, bitch! "From Doctor Who season 6 episode 7, ‘When a Good Man Goes to War’ She’s using the pipette as a weapon. I’d like to think that she would forcibly eject the tip into her attacker’s eye.” Ok, I was emailed about these shirts. At first I was like, “I will not be your shill !!!!’ Here is a woman that is entirely confident in her pipetting abilities. More Farscape. Thanks to follower SC for the gifs! Ok. Thanks to follower Tall Kat who sent in this submission and, apparently, is tall. Hey guys. Clipped from CSI: Miami, obviously. Thanks for the tip, Anonymous blog follower! Don’t use your pipette as some sort of sexual gratification tool. Filed under: ThatIShowyoupipette Check out this cool pipette tip video set to the RATATAT song “Bare feast” Born to pipette! I just remembered that show, “Fringe.” Ok, so this is Todd Alquist from Breaking Bad Season 5, epsiode 13. edit: still no lab coat or gloves.

Toutes les vidéos de "Désintox" | Pierre-Yves Bournazel et l'ouverture dominicale des magasins | 28 minutes, du lundi au vendredi à 20h05 | Monde Don’t Worry Mom – The Roads in Iceland Aren’t That Bad November 2007 : Monday Nov 2007 : Monday I drove up to the extreme north of Iceland yesterday to do some serious exploration. I told my mom not to worry… the roads are not too bad. I could try to describe how cold it is, but I will not. New Orleans - The Natural History zenhabits Une carte interactive de la déportation des enfants juifs en France Le Monde.fr | • Mis à jour le | Par Denis Cosnard A première vue, cela ressemble à un plan interactif comme Internet en offre à foison. Un bel hexagone à l'intérieur duquel on peut zoomer, jusqu'à détailler chaque rue de Paris, Marseille ou encore Bordeaux. Des points marron apparaissent alors. Il suffit de passer le curseur sur chaque cercle : une bulle indique le nombre d'enfants juifs qui furent arrêtés sur place, puis déportés. Des noms, des prénoms, des adresses. Leur travail, très spectaculaire, est aujourd'hui étendu à toute la France. Le projet, cependant, dépasse le cadre de la mémoire et de l'émotion. Lire aussi : La carte des enfants déportés

33 Unbelievable Places To Visit Before You Die – Earth Is So Amazing Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia Source: earthporm.comDuring the rainy season, the world’s largest salt flat becomes the world’s largest mirror. The Salar was born when several prehistoric lakes joined into one. The salt flat is so reflective, it’s used to calibrate satellites. Tianzi Mountains, China Source: michaelyamashita.comThese unqiuely tall and thin mountains are so alien that they were used in James Cameron’s “Avatar.” Source: michaelyamashita.com Sentinels of the Arctic, Finland Source: niccolobonfadini.comniccolobonfadini.comThese sentinels are actually giant trees covered in snow and ice. Source: apod.nasa.gov Reed Flute Caves, China Source: rootfun.net Source: natureflip.comThis 240-meter-long cave system has been one of Guilin, China’s most popular attractions for over 1200 years. Source: amusingplanet.com Skaftafell Ice Cave, Iceland Source: all-that-is-interesting.comIce caves are temporary structures that form at the edge of glaciers when flowing water melts a hole into glaciers.

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