The earth is big

I just stumbled upon this neat infographic which shows relative heights of objects from the top of Mount Everest all the way down to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. The top of the graphic is at an elevation of 38,000 ft and the bottom is 38,000 ft below sea level. The infographic image is…

Musings about traffic on the highway

Here’s a neat looking infographic by Stephen J. Beard and Rich Exner from The Plain Dealer that I bookmarked a few months ago. It addresses the question, why do freeways come to a stop? Seeing this graphic reminded me of how much I used to be fascinated by traffic when I was a child (even though I…