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1940’s Census Release Metrics

March 27, 2013

The release of the 1940’s U.S. Census on April 2, 2012, was a monumental task from a data hosting standpoint and the demand for said data exceeded the most wild of expectations. The designers at Archives.com created this info graphic to share some of the most astounding metrics. Source

Glass Half Empty: The Coming Water Wars

Glass Half Empty: The Coming Water Wars

August 25, 2012

Wars are fought over resources more than over any other cause. The one resource that we literally can not live without for more than 2 days will soon be in very short supply. As the population continues to grow and out water supply continues to dry up, will the end come not with a bang […]

Natural Resources: How Long Will They Last?

Natural Resources: How Long Will They Last?

June 17, 2012

We, as human beings, are consumers. We consume food, energy, water and other resources. However, the planet’s natural elements are not infinite and we have to ask the question of how long things like platinum for cars, tantalum for electronics and antimony for prescription drugs will last at the rate we are currently using them. […]