Insights: Infogasm, 200 Countries Over 200 Years

I am unnaturally attracted to cool infographics and this one is by far one of the coolest I have ever seen. It comes from a BBC documentary that can be watched online in it’s entirety for another six days on the BBC website entitled The Joy of Stats....

Insights: When Your Trip To Work is 1,768 ft. Straight Up

Take a break from politics for a moment and ponder the life of a transmission tower worker....

Insights: Election Fiction by John Scalzi

I know I keep saying this but it is worth repeating. John Scalzi is one hell of a writer. If you want to find out how good he really is head on over to his blog Whatever where he has just posted an election-related, progressively informed science fiction short story timed to coincide with tomorrow’s...

Insights: The Political Compass Challenge Redux

On May 19, 2004 I published a post touting a site I had recently come across called The Political Compass. The site is pretty straight forward, it provides you with a questionnaire that measures your political leanings across two axis. On the X axis you have a left to right economic scale and on the Y axis...

INSIGHTS: The Most Poignant Piece of Prose You May Ever Read

I picked up John Scalzi’s novel Old Man’s War one day because I was looking for some good Science Fiction and noticed that it had received a Hugo nomination for best novel in 2006. It was only after completing five of his works that I discovered his blog Whatever. Well yesterday he posted on his...

INSIGHTS: Numerology and Photo Opportunities

I take pictures every day. It is something that I truly enjoy and look forward to more than any other hobby. So as you can imagine, when Heather Champ (formerly of Flickr) proposed a 10/10/10 photo project I had to join. The day has now passed and the pictures from the projects many contributors are up....

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