In classic xkcd-fashion, Randall Munroe timelines the Earth’s temperature, dating back to 20,000 BCE up to present. Slow changes, slow changes, history, slow changes, still slow changes, and then, oh shoot.
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The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.