Wealth Inequality in the Philippines is atrocious! But surprisingly its not any much better in the United States of America. The land of opportunity has become the land of inequality. Staggeringly So @.@ * "1% of America has 40% of the nations wealth" * "8 out of every 10 people ...only has 7% between them" * "The top 1% own half the countries stocks, bonds and mutual funds" #richgetRicher
What is the impact of our plastic use on the ocean's animal life? A new infographic from Project AWARE sheds a bit of light on the sheer scale of the problem, and the incredible number of animals affected by our plastic problem. Project AWARE states that as much as 6 million tons of disposable goods enter the ocean every year, and that the animals that live in the water are greatly affected.
How do we measure the vast distances of the Universe? How do we measure the vast distances of the Universe? Space, as we all know, is big. In fact, it's more than big; it's vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big. The film comes via "Measuring the Universe: from the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos," a free exhibition currently being held at the Observatory.