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April 17th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM, Uncategorized

Comparing population…

There are more people in the world today than ever before. And that doesn’t mean third world countries that don’t have easy access and extra money for birth control. Everyone is contributing to this population boom. People have moved, causing some areas to see a decrease in population, a[...]

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

The World’s Largest Online Population [INFOGRAPHIC]

Believe it or not, China has the largest online population by number. But there are several other countries, including the United States who have a greater percentage of online users. Asking how both can be true will be a great opener for this infographic. The infographic goes on to describe China&#[...]

April 13th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured

Oxford Comma

I have seen these on Pinterest, and thought they were funny. The Oxford Comma is a big controversy. Whether or not to add a comma in a list of items before the final and. I was once told, by a teacher, that at one point it was expected, but it is no longer important. I’d […][...]

April 10th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

American Migration

  By clicking on a certain county in the United States, you can see from where people have moved into and out of the county, and you can even select the time period to look into. It is a great infographic for looking into the country over time. Use various political and other topics to [&hellip[...]

April 9th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

131 – US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs | Strange Maps | Big Think

Most American students, or those who have spent a great deal of time in the country, know something about most other states. They at least know something about the region and can make inferences. Begin teaching this infographic by making inferences about each states GDP (consumption, investments, go[...]

April 8th, 2012 - 9:32 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

Increasing US Exports

  Increasing US Exports I have no doubt that the data behind this infographic is accurate. The cost of falsehoods within a graphic published by the Whitehouse during an election year are too great to even consider. The point is that this infographic indicating a country that is reviving from th[...]

April 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 am § in Uncategorized

Revealing the Energy Consumption of Each Building in New York

  Today’s infographic was found on information aesthetics and details the energy consumption of buildings in NYC. First, I would like to see some of these really cool infographics portray more than just NYC. But with so many innovators living here, it is understood why this city is so oft[...]

April 2nd, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities, Miscellaneous, STEM

The Coupon's Comeback

  With the economy’s dip, and our expectations of comfort at an all time high, people have done everything they can to save money and maintain the “basic” comforts. There is even a show about people who spend all their time saving money using coupons. But all of this work does[...]