I can’t believe no one has mocked Helsinki yet jfc
On this day in 1869 Dmitrii Mendeleev sketched his first draft of the periodic table. While Mendeleev’s version remains the most common, alternative arrangements include circular, cylindrical, pyramidal, spiral, and triangular layouts. Indeed, Edward Mazurs chronicled over 140 types in his seminal work, Graphic Representations of the Periodic System over 100 Years! Which one gets your vote?
This is not writing, but I found it fascinating. For looking at (I find the German part to be the greatest thing ever), naming characters (you know who you are), and memorizing to impress people.
The fact that dark red means dunkelrot in German is very, very impressive to others.
I’m great at parties.
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Use this to combat pro-life “statistics” (aka, statistics pulled out of a random donkey’s hiney).
Population Density in the Nordic Countries
That seemingly sparse county in southern Sweden is actually a lake. Took me a second to realise that.
Incredible view of Antarctica with sea ice at its maximum, in the month of September [on September 21, 2005], made from the data taken by the AMSR-E instrument, a device designed to capture temperatures and sea ice concentration onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite.
Shakespeare’s Deaths and Murders infographic, by Caitlin Griffin at Drown My Books.
This was sent to me this afternoon by my former English Lit. tutor. File under: classroom wall displays.
I was always told that a Shakespearean tragedy basically boils down to “Everyone stab the person to your left.” This is a little more precise.
Website graphs your favorite shows based on quality
Dining Etiquette Around The World, an infographic by Restaurant Choice
via Feel Design
are these relevant or clichés to you?
'The heavens as they were on April 25, 1384' by the Persian polymath Mahmud ibn Yahya ibn al-Hasan al-Kashi (completed between 1410 - 11)
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The Psychology of Colour -
A Guide for Designers.
Measles has surged back in Europe, while whooping cough is has become a problem here in the U.S.
Childhood immunization rates plummeted in parts of Europe and the U.K. after a 1998 study falsely claimed that the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella was linked to autism.
That study has since been found to be fraudulent. But fears about vaccine safety have stuck around in Europe and here in the U.S.
NPR maps the resurgence of preventable diseases due to public ignorance and lamentable misinformation about vaccines.
Pair with Bill Gates on vaccines, animated.
Andrew Wakefield has so much fucking blood on his hands, it’s unbelievable.