How People Spend Their Days

August 2, 2009 at 11:42 pm | Posted in Journalism, Reference | Leave a comment
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The New York Times, in another fabulous interactive visualization, reveals how people spend their days.

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Flickr’s Ghost Maps

July 26, 2009 at 1:33 am | Posted in Cartography, Journalism, Photography | Leave a comment
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Photographic geotagging creates accidental maps of all kinds of places.

The Neuroscience of Poverty

July 25, 2009 at 9:00 pm | Posted in Journalism, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment
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“How poverty passes from generation to generation is now becoming clearer.  The answer lies in the effect of stress on two particular parts of the brain.

Many Viking Swords Are Fakes

July 25, 2009 at 8:37 pm | Posted in History, Journalism, Weapons | Leave a comment
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Museums are chock-full of thousand-year-old knockoffs.

Hands On A Hard Body

August 26, 2008 at 6:10 pm | Posted in Film, Journalism, Vehicles | Leave a comment
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Somewhere, in the heart of Texas, 23 people came together and placed their hands on a hardbody pickup truck.  Dozens of hours later, the last person to take their hands off the truck got to take it home.  This documentary is their story.

“Baghdad, 5 Years On” by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

August 18, 2008 at 11:28 pm | Posted in Film, Journalism, Photography, Weapons | Leave a comment
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Mr. Abdul-Ahad’s war journalism has been celebrated before, but his most recent film (in three parts) is particularly concise and effective.

Polymeme

August 11, 2008 at 12:51 am | Posted in Journalism | Leave a comment
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A different approach to news aggregation? Possibly.  The stream of results certainly seem distinctive and interesting.

The 200 Year Archives Of The Times

June 24, 2008 at 9:30 pm | Posted in History, Journalism, Propaganda, Webware | Leave a comment
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For the news junkie who is curious about everything that has happened since 1785.

The Day There Was No News

May 22, 2008 at 6:03 am | Posted in Journalism, Mashup/Remix | Leave a comment
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Here is the proof.

“Garbage Island” By VBS.TV

April 22, 2008 at 4:41 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Health, Journalism, Propaganda, Science, Television, Webware | Leave a comment
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A part of the TOXIC series on VBS.TV, “Garbage Island” puts its money where its mouth is and sends a team into the North Pacific Gyre, home of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.”

The World According To Monsanto

April 15, 2008 at 4:49 am | Posted in Economics, Journalism, Propaganda, Science | Leave a comment
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The war on traditional agriculture by megacorporation Monsanto is described in a French documentary “that Americans won’t ever see.”

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