Pitch Interactive: The Holy Bible and the Holy Quran: A Comparison of Words In order to understand a religion, we can refer to its holy book, which establishes guidelines and principles for followers to adhere to. At the same time, followers, both radical and mild, interpret the holy text to provide a deeper and often more complex meaning of a particular verse, often to help explain issues that directly affect their personal beliefs. Unfortunately, people of one faith try to use the holy text of another faith to ridicule that faith or show its abominations by pointing to a particular text, often entirely out of context or misquoted. One such example is the Quran burning controversy stirred by Terry Jones in Florida.
PICNIC Festival 2011 highlight videos FESTIVAL UPDATESSee all updatesView archive PICNIC Festival 2011 highlight videos PICNIC Mexico goes to Oaxaca Share this Facebook Twitter Take a trip back to PICNIC Festival 2011 in highlight videos of each day, plus a timelapse of the extraordinary build-up of PICNIC City at NDSM. Blog – Ashe Avenue Development Enhancing the Kitchen Daily User System Over the past few months we’ve partnered with AOL to implement several enhancements to the Kitchen Daily user system. In addition to adding recipes to their recipe box and grocery list, users of the widely-read recipe and cooking destination can now: 1. Build Statistical Graphics Online With ggplot2 Statisticians are generally behind the times when it comes to online applications. There are a lot out-dated Java applets and really rough attempts at getting R, a statistical computing environment, in some useful form through a browser. So imagine my surprise when I tried this tool by Jeroen Ooms, a visiting scholar at UCLA Statistics. It actually works pretty well, and for a prototype, it isn't half bad.
World's Largest indoor Photo: Strahov Philosophical Library, Prague - 40 Gigapixel 360º Panorama About this photo This image was created from 3,000 individual photos stitched together into a single image that is 280,000 x 140,000 pixels. That's around 40 gigapixels, or 40,000 megapixels. If you printed this photo it would be 23 meters (or 78 feet) long! To control this image, use the controls on the screen or click and hold your mouse button on the photo, and move your mouse around. To zoom in and out, use your mouse wheel, or the "Shift" and "Control" keys. Where people run There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, time, elevation, and location from your phone, and millions of people do this, me included. However, when we look at activity logs, whether they be our own, from our friends, or from a public timeline, the activities only appear individually. What about all together? Not only is it fun to see, but it can be useful to the data collectors to plan future workouts or even city planners who make sure citizens have proper bike lanes and running paths. Ever since I saw Nikita Barsukov map running traces in a handful of European cities, I wondered what the paths looked like for others.
Portfolio of the elusive Ahmed Nuaman I write great code I love what I do and I love writing good, well tested code. I'm particularly fond (at the moment) of doing a lot of frontend development and have mainly been using the awesome AngularJS. I've even written my own framework on top of it called Radian. 22 maps and charts that will surprise you by Ezra Klein on March 11, 2015 A good visualization helps you see what the data is telling you. The best visualizations help you you see things you never thought the data would tell you. These 22 charts and maps were, at least for me, in that category: all of them told me something I found surprising. Some of them genuinely changed the way I think about the world. More than half the world's population lives inside this circleThis map can be summed up quite simply: a ton of people live in Asia.
ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Use ChronoZoom to get a perspective of the extensive scale of time and historical events relative to what happened around the world. Become an author yourself!
Magnifying the Universe Embed this infographic on your site! <iframe width="500" height="323" scrolling="no" src=" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br />Copyright 2012. <a href=" the Universe</a> by <a href=" Sleuth</a>. The above is an interactive infographic. We have also developed a complimentary poster that you can view here: Sizes of the Universe poster. If you're technically inclined, here's a look at the references we used to construct these infographics: Facts About The Universe.