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"The peaks and valleys of inequality represent the ratio of the largest fortunes to the median wealth of households. The blue-shaded curve combines four measures of well-being: economic (the fraction of economic growth that is paid to workers as wages), health (life expectancy and the average height of native-born population), and social optimism (the average age of first marriage, with early marriages indicating social optimism and delayed marriages indicating social pessimism)."
Peter Turchin – The history of inequality
Interesting Map of Second Languages
Interesting Map of Second Languages - MoveHub
"How nature's patterns form..."Most patterns you see, including the ones on sand dunes or fish or tigers or leopards or in the laboratory -- even the defects in the patterns -- have many universal features,"
How nature's patterns form
Smart Sign Language Interpreter by Jeon Sung-Su, Ku Ja-Yun & Lee Seo-Young - Like the name suggests, the Smart Sign Language Interpreter is a convenient device that allows hearing-impaired people to communicate with those who can hear, using sign language. Read more at http://www.yankodesign.com/2014/01/02/this-sign-speaks/#rqlhWq98J1YRUpgp.99 languag interpret, sign language
Smart Sign Language Interpreter by Jeon Sung-Su, Ku Ja-Yun & Lee Seo-Young - Like the name suggests, the Smart Sign Language Interpreter is a convenient device that allows hearing-impaired people to communicate with those who can hear, using sign language. Read more at www.yankodesign.c...
Two new online interactive maps produced by the federal government show where the nation’s wind farms are, how quickly they were built and what impact they may have on the landscape.
Catch the Breeze: Wind Farms Blast Across U.S. | Climate Central
What we can learn from a 130-year-old electoral map - The Washington Post
What we can learn from a 130-year-old electoral map
Ports (super helpful!!)
Ports - MemePix
How to drive across the USA hitting all the major landmarks...I would love to do this some day.
illustration of Corn's Journey
Farms lost between 2007 and 2012 represented by the red dots. We lost 94,489 farms in 5 years according to USDA census.
Born in 2010: How much is left for me?
The Photographer's Transit screenshots
The Photographer's Ephemeris: Blog
GIS for History
Map: Growth of the Mughal Empire