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mapsontheweb:

Mt. Rainier “Wonderland Trail” profile map. This is a map of the elevation changes on a 10-14 day hike around Mt Rainier in Washington State.

mapsontheweb:

Mt. Rainier “Wonderland Trail” profile map. This is a map of the elevation changes on a 10-14 day hike around Mt Rainier in Washington State.

(Source: nps.gov)

4 hours ago
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theatlantic:

Here Is Every U.S. County’s Favorite Baseball Team (According to Facebook)

Happy Opening Day. What’s your favorite baseball team?
Wait, no, let me rephrase that: What’s the team you ‘like’ the most?
The Facebook Data Science has just answered that question for the whole country, at least at the county level. A representative of the team sent me the map above—here’s a link to a larger version.
Read more. [Image: Facebook Data Science]

theatlantic:

Here Is Every U.S. County’s Favorite Baseball Team (According to Facebook)

Happy Opening Day. What’s your favorite baseball team?

Wait, no, let me rephrase that: What’s the team you ‘like’ the most?

The Facebook Data Science has just answered that question for the whole country, at least at the county level. A representative of the team sent me the map above—here’s a link to a larger version.

Read more. [Image: Facebook Data Science]

4 days ago
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pewresearch:

Total revenue supporting American journalism has declined by one-third since 2006, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center. 

pewresearch:

Total revenue supporting American journalism has declined by one-third since 2006, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center. 

6 days ago
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sinobug:

MOTHS of CHINA        Click images to see identification (linked to their respective Flickr pages). See my other Moths of China tumblr posts HERE.  See more Chinese moths on my Flickr site HERE…..

sinobug:


MOTHS of CHINA

Wasp Moth (Arctiinae, Erebidae)

Tussock Moth (Lymantria marginalis, Lymantriinae)

Zygaenid Day-flying Moth (Zygaenidae)

Nolid Moth (Titulcia confictella, Chloephorinae, Nolidae)

Noctuid Moth (Erebus ephesperis, Erebinae)

Click images to see identification (linked to their respective Flickr pages).

See my other Moths of China tumblr posts HERE.

See more Chinese moths on my Flickr site HERE…..
3 days ago
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gasoline-station:

Valparaiso is Burning
Authorities in Valparaiso decreed a red alert for the area after the fire consumed more than 500 houses. More Info
Picture: Alberto Miranda/AFP/Getty Images
Source: The Telegraph

gasoline-station:

Valparaiso is Burning

Authorities in Valparaiso decreed a red alert for the area after the fire consumed more than 500 houses. More Info

Picture: Alberto Miranda/AFP/Getty Images

Source: The Telegraph

1 week ago
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