Archive for September, 2012

September 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, STEM

10 Irish Inventions that Changed the World

When one thinks of Ireland, one often thinks of drinking, dancing, and green little men. But, in fact, the Irish have invented many major things that changed the world. Ten of them are outlined in this infographic. Some of the ones that may involve  a great deal of discussion include the submarine,[...]

September 5th, 2012 - 9:41 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

The Toxic Twenty

Since the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, our air quality has gone downhill significantly. Before this revolution, we used human and animal power, as well as water and other natural resources to slowly create what we needed. It was a slow process, but there were very few harmful by produc[...]