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3D relationships on 2D surfaces

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I think the idea of drawing a map on an orange is so clever because it really shows us that it's basuically impossible to take an image from a round spherical shape and transform it into the same exact thing on a 2D surface 

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espaciosalternativos's comment, September 11, 2013 10:26 AM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goode_homolosine_projection
espaciosalternativos's comment, September 11, 2013 10:27 AM
http://cargocollective.com/alvinaronson/Orange-Peel-Map
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, September 11, 2013 11:00 AM
Africa is often misrepresented see a good map here http://www.mapsofworld.com/africa/
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Incredible Ways People Deal with Overloaded Transit Systems in Asia

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Overcrowded public transit systems are a fact of daily life around the world. But in many Asian countries, dealing with them has become something of an art form.

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The pictures and information in this article honestly scare me, it seems incredibly unhealth and really unsafe also (obviously). I dont know if the fact that I dont like tight spacing is why this article is bothering me so much or what, but looking at this makes me feel incredibly sorry for the people that have to deal with that. I can barely deal with the crowding in the First Colonial halways, I could never even imagine being in that situation.

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10 Images that Sum Up the Geological History of the Earth

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Earth is 4.5 billion years old, and during that time it's been through a lot of dramatic changes -- as well as enormous disasters that reshaped the oceans and continents.

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These photos truly show how different and diverse earths surface is, there really are no two places that are identical to eachother which is crazy to think about because earth is so huge compared to us. These photos show hey gorgeous various places of the world really are.

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3D relationships on 2D surfaces

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Via Seth Dixon
Makenna Jordan's insight:

I think the idea of drawing a map on an orange is so clever because it really shows us that it's basuically impossible to take an image from a round spherical shape and transform it into the same exact thing on a 2D surface 

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espaciosalternativos's comment, September 11, 2013 10:26 AM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goode_homolosine_projection
espaciosalternativos's comment, September 11, 2013 10:27 AM
http://cargocollective.com/alvinaronson/Orange-Peel-Map
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, September 11, 2013 11:00 AM
Africa is often misrepresented see a good map here http://www.mapsofworld.com/africa/
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The world’s happiest and least happy countries, mapped

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Can you measure happiness? A UN-sponsored Columbia University report set out to try.

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Makenna Jordan's insight:

I've never seen a map like this but it's crazy that someone would think to make a map based on how happy others is. And if you really read into the article and take sometime to look at the map, It dosent seem to be so incorrect. I found this map incredibly interesting because I've never seen anything like it before. 

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Mathijs Booden's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:48 AM

Map based on data in the World Happines Report 2013 (http://unsdsn.org/happiness/).

 

Seems largely comparable to GDP/capita.

Tracy Klug's curator insight, September 16, 2013 11:40 AM

What cultural values are implied by the happiest countries in the world?

Mathijs Booden's comment, September 19, 2013 10:02 AM
@Makenna I don't think the map is incorrect, just that it correlates pretty well with a map of GDP/capita, an index of how wealthy people are on average. Having said that, there are a lot of anomalies. For example, Mexicans are apparently happier than most Europeans despite earning considerably less and having their country torn by organized crime, and Botswana is deeply unhappy despite having prospered, relatively speaking, in economic terms (HIV?).
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What Pollution? Hong Kong Tourists Pose With Fake Skyline

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Picture this: Tourists visiting one of your city's most prominent attractions are unable to see it because of smog, haze and a bevy of other airborne pollutants. What's the solution?

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The fact that Hong Kong would create a backdrop to make it seem as if the air isn't polluted is crazy. Not only does it probably make the tourist never want to go there but instead of working to try and fix the problem they work to try to mask the problem, so more people will continue to visit. Which in my eyes, is not right in anyway what so ever

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Jessica Rieman's curator insight, April 23, 11:16 AM

This picture alone is worth a thousand words, I mean how bad does the pollution have to be that there are actually stands with what the skyline should look like as opposed to the poluted REAL skyline behind it. This is insane that this is an actual exhibit. Thats like putting a cardboard cut out of the Effile Tower or Big Ben and saying it is the same thing, when next to eachother their is a real clear difference.  It has me thinking is this what we all will have to resort to when pollution and other drastic changes happen, to recreate an image?

Tracy Galvin's curator insight, May 3, 3:38 PM

This is just wrong in so many ways. Instead of acknowledging that there is a serious problem causing untold health problems for the population of Hong Kong, they just put up a pretty picture to distract everyone. How is that going to help the city?

Jess Deady's curator insight, May 4, 6:29 PM

This is cool. Why not take a fake picture of the beautiful background? Maybe because the background is actually filled with so much smog you can barely see it.