Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Swindon Magic Roundabout

While I am generally in favour of roundabouts as opposed to stoplights, Boing Boing has a post with a GIF of a giant roundabout in Swindon, UK that may be taking things too far.

Friday, May 26, 2017

A Day in the Average American Life

Flowing Data has a post with an animation that shows how Americans spend their time during the day.  The individual dots move around the image as the survey respondents changed activities.
via Reddit

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Solar System in a Bottle

If you've always wanted your own solar system, this may be the way to go.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Shrinking Reach of Malaria

The Economist has a post with a set of map showing how the area affected by malaria has been shrinking over time.  Interestingly, malaria was endemic in North America and Europe until the mid-20th century.