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Cool maps show where all 4 College Football Playoff teams get players from

The Playoff is nothing but top recruiting teams. Here's how those teams were composed.<p>These maps by John Nelson, Director of Visualization at IDV Solutions (more cool stuff here) show the recruiting territory each College Football Playoff team used to compose its current roster.<p>First, the Sugar …

Photographer's Incredible 14-Year Quest to Document the World's Oldest Trees

For the past 14 years, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon has journeyed to almost every continent in a quest to document some of the world's biggest, oldest, and rarest trees. Using the criteria of immense size, great age, and notable history to select her subjects, Moon tracks down …

Nature Photography

Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?

In an excerpt from their new book, two former Office of Management and Budget directors ask whether or not a focus on numbers and hard evidence—not …

The Captivating Beauty of Libraries Around the World

New York-based, French photographer Franck Bohbot documents the breathtaking beauty of libraries in his ongoing series <i>House of Books</i>. Traveling to cities like Paris, Rome, and Boston, the photographer creates a visual record of the bastions of knowledge and learning that have been the pillars of …

France

Huge Electric Field Found in Ice-Cold Laughing Gas

A brand new electrical phenomenon has been discovered - a huge electric field in a thin film of laughing gas. The discovery is so bizarre, the …

Why So Many Art Forgers Want to Get Caught

History shows there's glory and money to be had from ripping off the works of great artists.<p>If you were a criminal, enjoying the lucrative fruits of your illicit labors and wishing to continue them, in secret, for as long as possible, I would recommend against buying an enormous submarine, …