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How Deep are Lakes and Oceans? (Educational Webcomic!)

Once in a while, geek-deity Randall Munroe of XKCD creates special extra-large webcomics that are more educational than funny. His most recent one shows the depth (to scale) of various lakes and oceans.
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Lakes & Oceans: A Deep Infographic

Odd : Cool Infographics (3 years ago)

Another great infographic from Randall Munroe’s xkcd online comic. Lakes & Oceans visualizes the various depths of the worlds water, and even includes…a mysterious door that James Cameron built his deep-sea submersible to reach at t... Read Post

xkcd Explains Why Brain Scans Can Be Misleading

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (10 hours ago)

So much of neuroscience is now based entirely on fMRI studies. But as Randall Munroe's latest webcomic points out, brain scans are not without their limitations. Read more... Read Post

Behold xkcd's massive infographic comparing the depths of Earth's lakes and oceans [Webcomics]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Presumably prompted by James Cameron's journey to the Mariana Trench's Challenger Deep, xkcd cartoonist Randall Munroe has plotted out the varying depths of Earth's bodies of water to scale. You can see the full version of this map ... Read Post

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