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npr:The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s....

2015 Feb 6, 10:50


npr:

The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how that has played out across the country.

Map: The Most Common Job In Every State

Source: IPUMS-CPS/ University Of Minnesota
Credit: Quoctrung Bui/NPR

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npr:The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s....

2015 Feb 6, 10:50


npr:

The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how that has played out across the country.

Map: The Most Common Job In Every State

Source: IPUMS-CPS/ University Of Minnesota
Credit: Quoctrung Bui/NPR

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A New Species Discovered ... On Flickr (npr.org)

2012 Aug 11, 9:17

Winterton, a senior entomologist at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, has seen a lot of bugs. But he hadn’t seen this species before.

There’s no off switch when you’re the senior entomologist. If you’re browsing the web you find your way to Flickr photos of insects or start correcting Wikipedia articles on insects.

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AV Club Pop Pilgrims: The Rushmore School

2012 Jun 11, 6:55

The second season of our pop-culture travel show kicks off at Wes Anderson’s alma mater.

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Madeon - Pop Culture (Dance Video) (by nathanjbarnatt)

2012 Apr 17, 12:21


Madeon - Pop Culture (Dance Video) (by nathanjbarnatt)

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C-SPAN Video Player - House Judiciary Subcmte. Hearing on Immigration and Farm Labor

2010 Sep 24, 8:38"Comedian Stephen Colbert joined the panel of witnesses at a House hearing on immigrant farm workers. Mr. Colbert has partnered with United Farm Workers and their campaign calling on unemployed Americans to take jobs in the agriculture sector. The organization's president, Arturo Rodriguez, also testified at the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security hearing chaired by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA).
Washington, DC : 2 hr. 10 min."PermalinkCommentshumor video stephen-colbert politics immigration farm labor house

Listen To House - Hacked IRL- Culture Jamming Graffiti

2010 May 19, 1:29Is it ever lupus?
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'Firefly' Fan Webcomic Takes 'Serenity' Carnage to New Levels [Exclusive] - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews

2010 Apr 20, 5:04
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Steven Pinker on the myth of violence | Video on TED.com

2010 Feb 1, 8:39"Steven Pinker charts the decline of violence from Biblical times to the present, and argues that, though it may seem illogical and even obscene, given Iraq and Darfur, we are living in the most peaceful time in our species' existence." Working up towards Forever Peace?PermalinkCommentsvideo history violence culture ted steven-pinker game-theory

Caterina.net: Participatory media and why I love it (and must defend it)

2010 Jan 21, 12:53"Of course the word "Amateur" comes from the French word "to love". Good enough reason for me to participate. And you?"PermalinkCommentsinternet culture net-culture web social blog

Culture Day at the Mall...

2009 Nov 12, 8:37

sequelguy posted a photo:

Culture Day at the Mall...

Returning clothes at the mall and I get to observe this while I wait in line.

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Simon Pegg on why the undead should never be allowed to run | Film | The Guardian

2009 Jul 14, 8:26"...the zombie trumps all by personifying our deepest fear: death. Zombies are our destiny writ large. Slow and steady in their approach, weak, clumsy, often absurd, the zombie relentlessly closes in, unstoppable, intractable."PermalinkCommentshumor tv zombie horror film simon-pegg essay culture

CAN PEOPLE DISTINGUISH PATE FROM DOG FOOD? - AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF WINE ECONOMISTS

2009 Jul 6, 2:06"Considering the similarity of its ingredients, canned dog food could be a suitable and inexpensive substitute for pate or processed blended meat products such as Spam or liverwurst... Although 72% of subjects ranked the dog food as the worst of the five samples in terms of taste... subjects were not better than random at correctly identifying the dog food."PermalinkCommentshumor science statistics food culture research study paper

308 - The Pop Vs Soda Map - Strange Maps

2009 May 31, 8:29"When on a hot summer's day you buy a carbonated beverage to quench your thirst, how do you order it? Do you ask for a soda, a pop or something else? That question lay at the basis of an article in the Journal of English Linguistics (Soda or Pop?, #24, 1996) and of a map, showing the regional variation in American English of the names given to that type of drink."PermalinkCommentsmap language visualization statistics english culture soda coke for:hellosarah

Police Slog Through 40,000 Insipid Party Pics To Find Cause Of Dorm Fire | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

2009 May 31, 7:52"jeffgrako: HOLLA IF YOUR AT THE #FIRE"PermalinkCommentshumor video satire culture internet fire college phone

What San Francisco/Silicon Valley can learn from the Twittering company: Zappos - Scobleizer: bleeding edge technology talk

2009 May 13, 11:21Lots of interesting notes on the company culture of Zappos. "Yesterday I was lucky enough to visit Zappos and get a tour and talk with some of their executives, including Tony Hsieh, CEO."PermalinkCommentstwitter marketing business culture zappos shoes ecommerce

Information Decoration

2009 Mar 25, 4:03"...we can look at the contemporary screen virus as a transitional phase - a growing pain, if you will, of the information age. Tiling our environment with screens is an extremely literal, and on top of that rather unimaginative, way to introduce virtuality into the physical world: simply piling it on where seamless integration was what was wanted."PermalinkCommentsvia:infosthetics visualization information architecture culture design art

Language Log - Send a private message to

2009 Mar 16, 4:23The underwhelming answer to the question of "What are the commonest five-word sequences on the Web?"PermalinkCommentslanguagelog culture internet web research language english

kottke.org - home of fine hypertext products

2009 Jan 20, 6:16Good linksPermalinkCommentshumor blog internet web technology geek culture design daily
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