This week's full-text RSS feed is supported by Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant Hark! A Vagrant is full of fun history jokes and other amazing cartoons from Kate Beaton. She's one of the best cartoonists working right now, period. (What's...Show More Summary
And nearly 3 to 1 in the last 30 days, and over 2 to 1 in 2014 From NOAA/NCDC: U.S. Records Summary The summaries below list the number of records broken for several recent periods is summarized in this table … Continue reading ?
Watch what happens when the Oculus Rift headset and the Leap Motion 3-D gesture controller are combined to help kids learn the periodic table. Remember the days when students would come to class armed with only a notebook and a textbook? In some places, that time is long gone, as laptops and iPads make their way into schools. Show More Summary
Graphic designer James Harris has taken the periodic table of the elements, which catalogs the basic building blocks necessary for all life in the universe, and done something useful with it. Harris’ Periodic Table Of Storytelling takes...Show More Summary
Using TVTropes as a base of information, this incredible chart organizes story structure, archetypes, plot devices and more into a structure similar to the periodic table of elements.
You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you can do to build strength and/or reduce fat. The clickable infograph leads you to videos showing how to do each move. Read more...
This is Interior Design 101, for geeks. Every item listed here is available for purchase. Which will you be buying for your geeky home? Legend of Zelda doormat Periodic Table Wood Carving Nintendo Controller Soap Computer Circuit Board Cushion Cover Periodic Table of Elements Door Sign Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary
Toca Lab allows for safe experimenting as well as the Periodic Table in a way that may or may not appeal to adults. The post Toca Lab Review appeared first on 148Apps.
The Periodic Table of Storytelling, created by designer James R. Harris, is a version of the classic periodic table of elements using storytelling tropes from TV Tropes instead of actual elements. For example, Bdh stands for Big Damn Heroes, and Etw is for Evil Twin. The online version features clickable elements with story molecules, but [...]
If Dmitri Mendeleev was alive, we'd be wishing him a happy birthday today. He's not—and thank goodness, because he'd be a 180-year-old science-zombie. But Mendeleev's periodic table of the elements is a scientific treasure, one that's still predicting elements we haven't yet discovered. Talk about prescient. Read more...
James R. Harris of Design Through Story Telling made an interactive periodic table-style chart of story elements as collected by TV Tropes. The online version links each element to its TV Tropes entry, but you can also buy a print version.
Graphic designer James R. Harris has visually broken down common threads in TV tropes with his Periodic Table of Storytelling. This stylized, cleverly-designed table tracks all the elements that present themselves repeatedly in TV storytelling.
Atomic Fusion: Particle Collider is the perfect game for anyone who wants to be a particle physicist but would rather play games instead of doing real science. Fuse atoms together to create every element on the Periodic Table of Elements. You might even discover a new element (well, in the game, anyhow).
XENON is one of the shyest members of the periodic table of the elements. Chemically, it is almost inert, and physically, it makes up only 0.000009% of the atmosphere, so it is not surprising that it was among the last of the naturally occurring elements to be identified, in 1898. Show More Summary
The Periodic Table Of Storytelling by James R. Harris is a clickable infographic that aims to provide writing inspiration.
You probably won't recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class. The design of Dmitri Mendeleev's Periodic Table of Elements has been used to catalog many things besides atomic structures, from cocktail recipes to heavy metal bands. Show More Summary
Writing is many things: a job, a hobby, a personal imperative, an act, an art, a gigantic pain in the ass. But is it a science? The Periodic Table of Storytelling breaks down narrative elements into a familiar form—though one that liberal artsy folks probably haven't thought about since high school. Read more...
(NSFW: Language) Modern Toss broke down its infamous Periodic Table of Swearing into over 100 magnets so you can post profanity everywhere. Then curse yourself when you inevitably lose a piece or two.
By David Hunkar: Every year Callan Associates publishes their famous The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns. Recently they updated the table with data for 2013. The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns for 2013 is shown...Show More Summary