Posts Tagged ‘history’

July 4th, 2013 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

Beyond the Boom

The Fourth of July is a celebration of this country’s independence from Britain. As yesterday’s infographic showed, what occurred on July 4th, 1776 was not even recognized in England, and barely even shared. Also, as yesterday’s infographic showed, some Americans do not even unders[...]

July 3rd, 2013 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Humanities

Happy America Day

Today’s infographic is from, and shares a brief history about our celebration of America and her independence from Britain. Surprisingly, six percent of Americans do not realize that we are celebrating our independence from Britain. Some even thought Mexico. First of all, [...]

March 20th, 2013 - 9:05 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

History of Home Heating

Imagine your home without heating or cooling. Imagine having to bundle up inside in order to stay warm. Some people are still faced with this today, and my home actually does not have central heating or AC. But it is still much better than 100 years ago. This infographic is a great example of a [&he[...]

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.[...]