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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19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind and Change the Way You See the World. Top All-time. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Watch.
Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.
Why I Want to Quit Cable
There are good reasons to cancel cable, but there were a few channels and programs that kept me on. When you look at it in dollars though, it’s hard to justify the value for the cost.
Marrying Later, Staying Single Longer
Using a century of data, we watch the shift of marital status in the United States.