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World Undersea Internet Cable Map

This is a very interesting one, check out the world map of Internet cables. This is how our data moves from location to location. So when you experience extremely slow internet speed it’s probably a good idea to see if there has been an Earthquake or some natural disaster that could have put a speed bump to your connectivity. A Wikipedia entry states that only 1% of Internet data and voice traffic is transmitted through satellite links while the remaining…

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Charity : Water

Imagine not having water for a day, imagine getting up in the morning and ready to go to work to discover that there isnt water, frustrating isn’t it? Now imagine this problem, multiplied by a MILLION. You had to travel miles for clean water, or paid a premium water. Charity : Water was establish to help solve this problem by providing clean drinking water to places around the world where people, like you and me had to struggle to just…

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9/11 Documentary

If you want to learn about 911 and what happened, this is one documentary that you have to watch. It is a long video but its very moving and i would consider this a must watch.

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U.S. Carbon Emissions Exploded in 2010

In 2010, energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in the United States saw their largest absolute and percentage increase – 213 million metric tons or 3.9% – since 1988 when they rose by 218 metric tons or 4.6%, according to data released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration The world economy is the first example. Spending more than you have kills you and pulls pretty much everyone else around you since you are a super power. Now this? Well America, i…

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7 Billion Population, what does the typical person look like?

Here’s a new take on the “new normal.” National Geographic has run some calculations on our population averages, now that we’re staring 7 billion in the face. The verdict: The most typical human right now is a 28-year-old Han Chinese man — there are over 9,000,000 people in the world fitting that description! — who is right-handed and has a cell phone but no bank account. “Typical” is a moving target as the population explodes: By 2030, as we shoot…

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