Thermal cameras, which use infrared to detect heat, provide images of temperature. Firefighters can use them to find people in smokey rooms, law enforcement can use them for surveillance, and technicians can use them to detect power faults. Brea Souders used one to take pictures of everyday foods. [via kottke]
Food pictures taken with thermal camera
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Occupation Growth and Decline
We looked at shifts in job distribution over the past several decades, but it was difficult to see by how much each occupation group changed individually. This chart makes the changes more obvious.
How Different Income Groups Spend Money
After living expenses, where does the money go, and how does it change when you have more cash available?
Data Underload #3 – The Resolution Cycle
Late at night, the new year’s resolution longed for a straight line.