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Monthly Archive for December, 2012
What better way to depict 2012′s year in media than with an animated GIF infographic? This graphic, currently going viral on social media, is by Yiying Lu, the artist who created the Twitter “Fail Whale.” She created it for data website Visual.ly. Take a spin through it to see what happened by the numbers in […] [Read More]
When a suburban New York newspaper, the Journal News, published the names and addresses of every pistol-permit-holder in three counties, second amendment groups all over the country cried foul (to be fair, a lot of others felt the paper went to far too). In response, a Greenwich, Conn. blogger, Christopher Fountain, gleefully posted information about […] [Read More]
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A man in Australia was forced to drive around in circles and leave the roadway several times to escape an enraged driver who attacked him on the road. The incident was caught on video using what seems to be a dashboard camera in the victim’s car. After several minutes of chasing and ramming the victim’s […] [Read More]
It’s time for Christmas vacations, unless you’re a doomsday believer. In that case, perhaps you’re taking a doomsday vacation instead. Residents of a French village say they are being plagued by visitors who believe it’s the only place on earth that will survive the supposed 12/21/12 apocalypse, UK’s The Telegraph reports. It seems that Bugarach, […] [Read More]