Jacob Wooden

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Manhattanhenge Meets Magritte in Peter Wegner's Inverted Cityscapes

In a twist on the Tao tenet of emptiness, New York City is a place where empty space can be worth more than anything that one might fill it with—so …

40 more maps that explain the world

Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection …

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

Transparency

Say What? Your Voice Tells People How Tall You Are

Sounds produced in the lower airways may clue listeners in to your height.<p><b>Talk about a cool finding: You can tell the relative heights of others just by the sound of their voices, according to new research.</b><p>Past experiments have also suggested that people can discern height from voice. The new …

New documents detail NSA privacy violations

WASHINGTON— The<p>National Security Agencyacknowledged that it repeatedly violated its own privacy guidelines in a now-defunct program to collect "to and from" data in American email, according to newly released documents that paint a picture of incompetence but offer no evidence that the agency …

Infographic: The Two States Everyone’s Fleeing From

7.1 million Americans moved to a different state in 2012. So where did they all go?<p>It’s like a big game of musical chairs. In any given year, 7.1 million U.S. citizens move from state to state, as if they’re trading one life for another.<p>A new infographic by data journalist Chris Walker traces these …

What Does "Sex Positive" Mean, Anyway?

Illustrated By Ly Ngo.<p>Are you a member of the “sex positive” movement? While that may sound like a radical idea – one that evokes marching through …