1. fastcompany:

    These Rooftop Solar Panels Double As Extra Housing For Crowded Cities

    In Frankfurt, Germany, a team of students has found a new way to make buildings “climate neutral” without raising rents: Build a new rooftop apartment with each installation.

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  2. mapsontheweb:

Reduction in the size of the Aral Sea from 1960 to 2008

    mapsontheweb:

    Reduction in the size of the Aral Sea from 1960 to 2008

  3. mapsontheweb:

Global Unemployment Rates in Percent, 2013
yaph:

This map shows unemployment rates for the world’s countries for the year 2013 based on data from the International Labor Organization. See the code to retrieve and process the data in this IPython notebook.


The image was created from this D3.js based map. It shows the individual values on mouseover and can be zoomed by clicking a country.


Moreover, in the Web version you can choose data for other years between 1991 and 2019 from the Choose dataset dropdown in the top menu. The numbers for 2014 and above are projected.

    mapsontheweb:

    Global Unemployment Rates in Percent, 2013

    yaph:

    This map shows unemployment rates for the world’s countries for the year 2013 based on data from the International Labor Organization. See the code to retrieve and process the data in this IPython notebook.

    The image was created from this D3.js based map. It shows the individual values on mouseover and can be zoomed by clicking a country.

    Moreover, in the Web version you can choose data for other years between 1991 and 2019 from the Choose dataset dropdown in the top menu. The numbers for 2014 and above are projected.

  4. spaceexp:

Энергия-Буран
Source: space19811

    spaceexp:

    Энергия-Буран

    Source: space19811

  5. mapsontheweb:

US Military and CIA interventions since World War 2.

    mapsontheweb:

    US Military and CIA interventions since World War 2.

  6. spaceexp:

Detail from a “NASA FACTS” Apollo poster
Source: saturnvphotog

    spaceexp:

    Detail from a “NASA FACTS” Apollo poster

    Source: saturnvphotog

  7. http://sciencesoup.tumblr.com/post/93062145815/the-law-of-independent-assortment-but-all-of-the →

    sciencesoup:

    The Law of Independent Assortment

    But all of the above only describe what happens when we follow one particular gene through the cross. Mendel also observed the ratios of different characters as they were crossed together—such as following colour and shape, knowing that round peas are dominant…

  8. fastcompany:

Add a little humanity to your commercialism: Project Gregory outfits grid-connected billboards with everything a person might need to survive.
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    fastcompany:

    Add a little humanity to your commercialism: Project Gregory outfits grid-connected billboards with everything a person might need to survive.

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  9. fastcompany:

Secret, the popular anonymous-sharing app, raised $25 million. Here’s how it went from poorly designed messaging app to red-hot startup.
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    fastcompany:

    Secret, the popular anonymous-sharing app, raised $25 million. Here’s how it went from poorly designed messaging app to red-hot startup.

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  10. exploratorium:

    Mission to Mars! It’s no longer just fodder for Science Fiction.

    Join us for another exciting episode of our online video series, Science in the City, and learn about the latest developments on Sending Humans to Mars