Archive for January, 2012

January 30th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

Warmest Year on Record

  This infographic exemplifies two things, a great example of a moving infographic, as well as important information about the world. A moving infographic has a video, rather than is just a list with pictures. Take a class and learn how to use some of the movie applications and teach your stude[...]

January 26th, 2012 - 2:13 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Choice Words – Graphic –

  It is very easy to manipulate an idea simply by changing the wording. One could express that they did a very small amount of their homework in very many different ways using the same phrase. Saying that one did some of their homework could mean one problem to all but one problem. Politicians [...]

January 24th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities

Computer Model Replays Europe's Cultural History

  One of the largest deciding factors of a civilization is culture (depending on how one looks at things). Culture influences everything; politics, movement, economics. Google defines culture as “the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.[...]

January 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Humanities, Miscellaneous

Do College Freshmen Feel Academically Prepared for Classes?

  To continue with the theme of preparation for the rest of ones life, this infographic shows how college students feel about being ready for college. I went to Western Carolina University, a great school, but not as popular as UNC or NC State (the two main schools my classmates attended), and [...]

January 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

Future Work Skills 2020 | Institute For The Future

At one point in time, it was expected that a person (usually a man), would get a job, and stay with this company, if not in this job, for the rest of his life. He would go to college (sometimes), develop a certain skill set, and use that for the rest of his life. For […][...]

January 13th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Health, Humanities

Vehicles involved in fatal crashes

  Students who are high school age are beginning to make major decisions. When they are the younger sibling of a new driver, or when their friends begin receiving their licenses they begin taking trips and traveling more often. They no longer have to wait for their parents to take them places, [...]

January 12th, 2012 - 12:24 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

Even in 2012, More Americans Own TVs Than Cellphones

  This infographic shows exactly what the title says, that in this mobile digital age, more Americans own TVs than cellphones. But it does go into more detail than that. It includes any normal extra for a TV, such as DVR and a DVD player. It also compares the number of mobile web owners and [&h[...]

January 11th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Where people are looking for homes

  We are in a recession, as the news puts it. We are also coming out of the recession. While our countries history has had a recession before, our country has not had the ability see the facts country wide until now. Before modern technology, in order to find out financial information of specif[...]

January 10th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, Health, Humanities, STEM

High-resolution maps of science

  Ask any scientist (which I consider as anyone interested in science) and they will tell you that the science one learns in school is relevant to each other. For instance, the chemical formulations learned about in Chemistry create and change physical entities which one may learn about in Biol[...]

January 8th, 2012 - 1:21 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

The State of Muslim America

America can be considered an enigma. Even today, most television shows that portray Americans portray a white, Christian family. But, America is also considered a melting pot of cultures. To be a well rounded American, and a well rounded person, able to work with and learn from anyone, one must be a[...]