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Shifting Burdens

Shifting Burdens

March 15, 2011

The tax man cometh, and to illustrate the inequities of his cleft-hoofed embrace, we’ve charted the shift in U.S. income taxes from rich to poor over the past century:

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Top New Best Free Tips

Top New Best Free Tips

March 9, 2011

Yahoo Labs has released their Like Log Study: an extensive, chart-packed analysis of how Facebook users reacted to 100,000+ online news articles, and why.

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Color and Flow

Color and Flow

March 7, 2011

Three cheers for MovieBarCode, a new blog that averages the frames of popular feature films into spectrogram-esque diagrams.

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On The Value Of Great Content

On The Value Of Great Content

March 3, 2011

On February 7th, AOL acquired the Huffington Post mothership, and a small army of bloggers watched as founder Arianna rode off to the bank – on the back of the articles they had Posted for free.

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Water Cycles

Water Cycles

February 18, 2011

The Siberian blizzard, Seattle downpour, and muggy evening in the Congo: they’re all connected, as NASA illustrates in these hypnotic animations of the global water cycle.

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#Love And #Hate

#Love And #Hate

February 14, 2011

With a burst of quipsology, Neoformix’s Jeff Clark mines a million Tweets to determine our collective loves and hates over the past year. As a group, we really dig Amazon and cupcakes. Chrysler and snakes make us frown.

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Procrastination Flowchart

Procrastination Flowchart

February 11, 2011

Tomorrow, I start my ground-breaking research into why people put things off, but until then, Ehdom’s Procrastination Flowchart will do just fine.

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Pass It On

Pass It On

February 10, 2011

Remember the telephone game from grade school? The one where a phrase like “Billy plays a brown tuba” would whisper through a dozen kids and end up “Eat ten trays of ground loofah?” Back then, it was just plain fun.

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