Thursday, July 21, 2011
So sterotypes are all over the place and from country to country they are no different. Christoph Niemann, for The New York Times, runs with the idea and made this handy world map of stereotypes. I found it interesting how it is called the "WORLD" and New York City is blown out in to its burrows, also being larger then the rest of the world. So what is trying to say there?
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Monday, April 11, 2011
Friday, April 1, 2011
Even during a recession the wealthy are still getting wealthier. A recent report shows that the top 20% of all Americans actually controlled 87% of the wealth in the US. Leaving the other 80% of the population to fight and struggle over only 13%.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
So the mainstream media has flooded (no pun intended) their channels with images, news and video of the devastating 8.9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last week. Now while I agree that it is important to get news out to the world there is plenty of it going on that they are not reporting on or it is in the ticker at the bottom of your TV's that no one really pays any attention to... who really likes scrollable banner marquees anyways.Here are a few articles that you might have missed.
- House To Vote On Cutting Off NPR Funding
- Capital Airline Flight Attendants Dance Safety Demonstration To Lady Gaga (VIDEO)
- FDIC's Tab For Failed U.S. Banks Nears $9 Billion
- U.S. hints at Libya airstrikes as Gadhafi pounds rebels
- Tech Wrap from SXSW
- http://www.japanquakemap.com/ Japan has had 538 earthquakes over the last week. 308 of those were above a magnitude 5 and 38 were above a 6. This nice little time lapse map will show you where the quakes have been pin pointed and their reach. Talk about some tremors and aftershocks!
Thursday, March 3, 2011
In 2007 the average person was sending out massive amounts of data, but not as much as they were consuming, the average person would send out the equivalent of 6 newspapers per day, while receiving an astonishing 174 newspapers of information. These numbers have been ever increase since about 1986 at the rate of 23% per year.