Data Visualization Births / Deaths

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Dealing with large scale data is one aspect of web development that has seen a meteoric rise lately. It leaves devs with a problem they rarely encounter - having too much content. Most designers and developers I know spend quite a bit of time prying informatio…

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Fresh off the Boat to Huangs World - aka Who is Eddie Huang?

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Some characters both embody and spit in the face of the American ideal. They come in many forms, but always end up drawing attention. There's no professional or educational requirement either, it really just requires authenticity, some humor, and the ability t…

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Risk Board Game. Best Board Game Ever.

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Any kid who grew up in the 80's - 90's has know the classics. Operation, Shoots and Ladders, Perfection, Battleship... but above them all - the Risk board game. The Risk Board Game If you can play the game of Risk, I may not want to play you in Chess. And real…

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What did Kyoto Achieve? [Kyoto Infographic]

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Kyoto was the largest pollution mitigation program in the last 100 years... But what did it actually get done? View this Kyoto Infographic This Kyoto infographic shows you a few important details. Was the U.S.'s withdrawal (followed by Canada) really a good id…

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Darrel Issa, Paid Liar.

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Watch him speak for five minutes and you'll see exactly what's wrong with politics these days. Darrel Issa is no politician, he is simply a paid liar. Being a paid liar may have it's perks, but be careful of that corner ahead Darrel Issa... you paid liar you.…

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Why I Like Obama in a Picture & Moment aka Obama's Coolest Moments

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Good photography can evoke plenty of emotion and candid images can sometimes do the difficult job of conveying who a person really is. Major politicians make so many appearances that it's hard to think any picture is unplanned, but when you see a candid pictur…

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Local Farming Support with an Urban Farm

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I detest the phrase "outside of the box"... Maybe not as much as the word "synergy", but close. Macro problems like world hunger need "left-field" ideas as far as I'm concerned, but the more I think about this approach the more advantages I seem to find. If yo…

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The Worlds Best Animated Gifs

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To me... Animated GIFs are a little piece of magic. When I first started learning the "art of graphic design" I wanted to absorb EVERYthing possible about formats... Mostly so I could clearly see the advantage/disadvantages of each. GIFs are one file type I sk…

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Rosicrucianism is crazy entertaining...

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I get lost (like I'm sure a lot of other folks do) when I start researching a fun topic. After watching some "DaVinci Code" documentary on History Chanel, I started learning about The Rosicrucians... and it turns out they are pretty awesome. A Brief History of…

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