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Yes, the days are now getting shorter, but how short? When is the sun going to set on this Monday and how might one gain this information without being dependent on a meteorologist?
Glad you asked.
Got more Monday to kill? Take the scenic route and use the sunrise equation to work it out yourself. There’s…
If you’re not into math, then call it art.
If you’ve still got time before sunset, then enjoy a look at what “constant day” looks like in space.
“What does the geography of incarceration in the United States look like?” That’s the question Josh Begley asked and PrisonMap.com is where you can find the answer in the form of satellite pictures of the 4,916 federal, state, local and privately-run jails and detention centers holding over two million prisoners who call the land of the free their home…Prison Map via Flowing Data]
The longer you look at this chart, the more questions you might find yourself asking…
Then again, everyone knows the Americas are the only place on Earth fit to grow food*.[via The Economist]