skunkbear:

And here’s a handy GIF about tonight’s the lunar eclipse. For the west coasters (who have a better chance of seeing the eclipse through the clouds) just subtract 3 hours.  It’s basically a moving version of this NASA graphic.
GIFs not your style? Check out my last minute astronomical announcement song:


Bummed i’m going to miss it

skunkbear:

And here’s a handy GIF about tonight’s the lunar eclipse. For the west coasters (who have a better chance of seeing the eclipse through the clouds) just subtract 3 hours.  It’s basically a moving version of this NASA graphic.

GIFs not your style? Check out my last minute astronomical announcement song:

Bummed i’m going to miss it

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fastcompany:

Google Maps Fans Take On The Insane Geography Of Game Of Thrones
fastcompany:

For the cost of the Tomahawk Cruise Missile program, we can hire 4,784 elementary school teachers for one year. Use this tool to find out where your tax dollars are going and how they might be better spent. Read more>

fastcompany:

For the cost of the Tomahawk Cruise Missile program, we can hire 4,784 elementary school teachers for one year. Use this tool to find out where your tax dollars are going and how they might be better spent. Read more>

fastcompany:

Look At The World’s Greatest Skylines Without Any Lights On

In Darkened Cities, the lights from these famous metropolises have been removed, giving you a glimpse at what a city would look like without the power of electricity.

More> Co.Exist

fastcompany:

This Atlas Maps Prejudice, Not Places

Americans think the French have smelly armpits. Swedes think Germans make bad cars. Here are the narrow-minded and hilarious ways that people around the world envision the map of Europe.

More> Co.Exist

fastcompany:

"On the scale of 1 to 10, this is an 11," wrote security expert Bruce Schneier in a blog post this week. He was referring to Heartbleed, the devastating two-year-old bug that was only revealed Monday. It is quickly snowballing into the single biggest security vulnerability in Internet history. Here’s what you need to know about it, what it’s doing to companies, and what you can do to protect your data.

fastcompany:

"On the scale of 1 to 10, this is an 11," wrote security expert Bruce Schneier in a blog post this week. He was referring to Heartbleed, the devastating two-year-old bug that was only revealed Monday. It is quickly snowballing into the single biggest security vulnerability in Internet history. Here’s what you need to know about it, what it’s doing to companies, and what you can do to protect your data.

pewresearch:

Religious diversity differs substantially by geographic region.
vizual-statistix:

The U.S. Department of Defense consumes a lot of energy - close to 80% of the total used by the entire federal government. The primary sink is aviation. Almost 48% of the energy consumed by the government is in the form of jet fuel, and 98.6% of that jet fuel is used for defense. 
Data source: http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/showtext.cfm?t=ptb0113

vizual-statistix:

The U.S. Department of Defense consumes a lot of energy - close to 80% of the total used by the entire federal government. The primary sink is aviation. Almost 48% of the energy consumed by the government is in the form of jet fuel, and 98.6% of that jet fuel is used for defense. 

Data source: http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/showtext.cfm?t=ptb0113

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