There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.



  • 96 Pins

Active Mining Operations by Commodity in the United States.

Injection angles.

The good news is that according to the latest IPCC report, if we enact aggressive emissions limits now, we could hold the warming to 2°C. That's only HALF an ice age unit, which is probably no big deal.

xkcd: 4.5 Degrees

David Taylor, distribution of letters appearance in words in English language

Who has the oil?

Which Nations Consume the Most Water?

Most controversial topics on Wikipedia by language, based on number of reverts, 2010

The Most Popular Girls' Names, State by State, from 1960 to the Present

The Most Popular Girls' Names, State by State, from 1960 to the Present

Interactive Islands of Mankind

Where lions used to live (red) and where they remain today (blue).

Also: Bacteria still outweigh us thousands to one--and that's not even counting the several pounds of them in your body.

The blue whale is not only the largest animal alive currently, but is likely the largest animal ever to have lived.

The Highest Paid Public Employees This is a map of the highest paid public employees by state. If you're not already a football coach, you're making way less money than you could be

A map that shows where on the globe you’d end up if you dug straight through.

"The Real Earth" -- Image from Space With Gravity Field in Effect

Map shows which countries are contributing the most to climate change

What The World's Leaders Studied In School

Causes of death worldwide, from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Portland - sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times for the whole year in a graph, with day-light-savings time.


Avg minimum wage worker is a 35yo woman who works full time and earns half her family’s income.

the World’s Population by Longitude and Latitude

Ancient Egyptian music notation from a set of 6 parchments described by German musicologist Hans Hickmann in his 1956 book Musicologie Pharaonique, or Music under the Pharaohs, as dating from the 5th to 7th centuries C.E. Colors are presumed to indicate pitch and size to indicate duration. Presumably in New York's Metropolitan Museum collections. This image comes from Theresa Sauer's book Notations 21.