Monthly Archives: November 2007

I Want Half!

An important milestone was reached today. Roughly half of the human race has a cellphone account. It’s actually somewhat less, since many countries average more than one mobile phone per person, over 3.3 BILLION mobile phone accounts across the globe….but still. Wow. Now to outfit them all with live TV!

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Our Conflicted Government

Sometimes the right picture is worth more than a thousand words. There’s a fine art to representing data to clearly illuminate an issue, and this one takes my nomination for the graph of the year. This graphic comparing our government’s nutritional recommendations to its actual spending tells the story of money (from lobbyists) over morals.

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ISS over Italy and Greece

Courtesy of NASA.

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