Archive for the ‘Humanities’ Category

July 18th, 2014 - 2:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

10 Years of iMusic

Technology changes with time. As one piece of technology becomes superior, another becomes inferior. This infographic portrays something interesting, iPod sales and iTunes songs purchased increased together until the mid and late 2000s, but by 2010, iPod sales were decreasing while iTunes sales cont[...]

July 11th, 2014 - 2:49 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

8 Great Things to do in London

Traveling is a lot of fun. Especially when one travels to another country or even just to another part of America, one is able to learn about another culture and different people. London may be one of the best cities in which to learn about a variety of cultures. One thing that threw me off [&hellip[...]

July 4th, 2014 - 2:36 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities

America’s Birthday by the Numbers

Every year Americans celebrates their independence in a variety of ways, as this infographic shows. My family used to go to join my mom’s family by a lake for a picnic and then watch fireworks across the lake. My cousins would go early in the morning to get a spot right on the lake. I [&hellip[...]

July 3rd, 2014 - 1:49 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

How Long Will It Take to Watch

Sadly, binge watching television shows has become the pastime where binge reading once was. However, this is an interesting portrayal of information. Beginning with Sherlock and going down to 24, this infographic shares how long it would take to watch a series of popular tv shows without a break (al[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 3:05 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, history, Humanities, STEM

The most important developments in human history

There are a lot of developments here. Some of them we don’t appear to use anymore. However, without all of these developments, we would not be where we are today. Try to find scientists and poll them as to what are the most important developments, and then poll your students. After all the of [...]

April 22nd, 2014 - 2:50 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, history, Humanities, STEM

The History of Press (Printing)

We are taught that Johann Gutenberg created the first printing press. But this infographic goes back to an older printer in 618 AC. It also says that Gutenberg’s was the first movable type. So why are we (or at least I) taught that Gutenberg invented the first printing press, and before this i[...]

April 15th, 2014 - 4:55 pm § in Data Visualizations, history, Humanities, Uncategorized

Celebrating America’s Diversity

This infographic begins in the year 1820. What was going on in the world in 1820 that makes this infographic begin there. Do you agree that it should begin there? Should it begin earlier, or later? What were the biggest factors that led to immigration to America? Where did the immigrants settle in A[...]

April 1st, 2014 - 4:25 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, history, Humanities

Modern American Financial History

A friend once told me that he once had a history teacher who, because she had studied history teacher, she foresaw the recent recession coming. Let’s hope that she got all of her money out of stocks before it happened. There is also a saying that history repeats itself. Looking at this infogra[...]

February 18th, 2014 - 1:52 pm § in Humanities, STEM

Farmville vs Real Farms

Here’s an interesting comparison between virtual world games and how people behave in them, compared to the real world.  This infographic comparers various statistics between Farmville farms, from Facebook and real farms across the country and around the world.  Interestingly, while 930 million [...]

December 16th, 2013 - 10:32 pm § in Data Sources, Humanities, STEM

Inside the International Space Station

To go up into space and live for a period of time is the dream of many children, but one that is reached by few adults. It takes a peak of physical health, a high level of intelligence, and a great deal of training. There are also a great deal of people who meet these […][...]