These days, most of us don’t have to do much to turn on a light when it’s dark out. But what if I told you it used to take a lot more time and money to get that sweet artificial light? For The Pudding, Ilia Blinderman and Jan Diehm equate scrolling down one pixel to one second for an average waged worker. See how much you have to scroll/work to earn one hour of light.
Historical cost of light
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If We All Left to “Go Back Where We Came From”
Imagine that those with immigrants in their family tree left the country. Almost everyone, basically.
EGOT Winner Timelines
Only 15 people have done it, since you know, it’s not really easy to do. Here’s how and when they did it.
Constructed Career Paths from Job Switching Data
Shifting from one occupation to another can take a swing in the career path. Given your current job, what paths could you take? Here are some constructed possibilities.