Web Detritus (Week of 03.20.11)

Glamor BoyA careless collection of odd links, fascinating photo galleries, infographiky infographics, upsetting videos, and a bunch of other stuff I couldn't fit in anywhere else.
 
This week: Despair-Inducing Advertisements, Electron Microscope Madness, The Battle Of Coal vs Oil vs Nuclear, A Visual History Of Humanity, Radiation Education, The (Deliberately) Hidden Dangers Of Zicam, Hidden Messages In Corporate Logos, and A Bunch Of Pop Stars Who Are Really Sort Of Assholes.
 
 
 

COOL LINKS

 

Oil Graphic
Infographic: Which Energy Source (Coal vs Oil vs Nuclear) Causes The Most Deaths [SethGodin]

 

  Electron Microscope Photo
Awesome Electron Microscope Photos Of Everyday Objects [Rense]


 
  Humanity
Visualization: The History Of Humanity [PBH2]

 

  Zicam Dangerous?
Supreme Court Rules Against Gaping Assholes Who Make Zicam For Failing To Reveal Dangerous Side-Effects [ConsumerReports]

 

  Radiation Chart
Before Discussing Radiation, Every Human Should View This Chart [xkcd]

 

GE No Taxes
How Much Does G.E. Pay In Taxes? Oh, Only About Negative 3.2 Billion [NYT]



Skyscraper
Nice Visualization: World Skyscraper Construction [SkyscraperPage]

 
 
  Old Woman Knit Noose
The Most Depressing Advertisements Ever [iMention]

 

Asshole
17 Notoriously Assholish Celebrities Who Hate To Be Interviewed [AVClub]

 
 
  Human Brain
Animated Infographic: What Is Consciousness? [InformationIsBeautiful]

 
 
Logo Secret
Secret Messages in 12 Corporate Logos [Geekosystem]


 

INTERNET SAFETY




ALL CAPS CUSTOMER REVIEW OF THE WEEK

Jay-Z - The Black Album
All Caps Product Review
 
 

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