Human-Development Indicators Presented Profoundly Well
Economists everywhere could take a lesson from the engaging way the Human Development Report is displayed by the Gapminder Foundation
Utterly Bizarre: Naked Man Jumps to Death from DC Office BUilding
The most rapid and effective response seems to have come from the city's parking enforcement, who ticketed the man's double-parked car before the police and fire/rescue workers had gotten their work done
Podcasting College Lectures
Another fad, to be sure. It's fine to hear a lecture, but if the instructor isn't wise enough to make their presentation worth attending, then why pay tuition?
Explosion at Chemical Plant Frightens Chinese Officials
Shutting down the water supply for a city of 3 million people
Newspaper Circulation Declines: Shifting from "Bad" to "Crisis"
Circulation down 2% to 3% across the industry, but some papers have lost more than 10% in the last year
The Bran-Man Experiment
How to Park the Same Number of Cars in 1/4 the Space
If people never enter parking garages, the facilities can dump all of the things needed to make them safe for humans. Automation is the keystone.