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Soda, Pop, Coke (American Dialects, part 2)

Soda, Pop, Coke (American Dialects, part 2)

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

I've previously posted some of Joshua Katz's wonderful American dialect maps based on Bert Vaux's [&hellip

60 Years of the Most Popular Names for Girls

60 Years of the Most Popular Names for Girls

By Ben | culture, maps

by Jezebel, via @Mythagon

Fitting In

Fitting In

By Ben | culture, inspirational

I know this feel: Neatorama, later mentioning the above video posted a link to this [&hellip

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

My wife and I seriously spent two evenings going through all 122 dialect maps from [&hellip

Families Photographed with their Weekly Shopping

Families Photographed with their Weekly Shopping

By Ben | culture, photography

Every wonder what grocery shopping looks like around the world? A study was done surveying [&hellip

The Best Amendment

The Best Amendment

By Ben | culture, games

Molleindustria is an indie video game developer that describes itself thusly: "Since 2003 we produced [&hellip

How Work Has Changed the Last 70 Years in 3 Icons

How Work Has Changed the Last 70 Years in 3 Icons

By Ben | culture, infographics

  by┬áNeven Mrgan via @savasavasava

Boontling- A Dying American Dialect

Boontling- A Dying American Dialect

By Ben | culture

In the village of Boonville, CA, an original American dialect is down to 12 speakers [&hellip

Missed Connections: An atlas of where we're (almost) finding love.

Missed Connections: An atlas of where we're (almost) finding love.

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps

  Gambrell, Dorothy. "Missed connections: seen but not spoken to: an atlas of where we're [&hellip

Facundo the Great

Facundo the Great

By Ben | culture, education, history

by Story Corps, via Neatorama. "Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez was raised in a small farming community [&hellip

Brett Cohen proves anybody can be a celebrity

Brett Cohen proves anybody can be a celebrity

By Ben | culture, pop culture

via Neatorama From the YouTube description: "On the night of July 27th, 2012, a huge [&hellip

Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional

Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional

By Ben | culture, education

A 16 year old boy in 1963 doesn't believe his teacher that said Nathaniel Hawthorne [&hellip

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