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I like to know things. --Aldous Huxley
-- A quick-loading news aggregator
D.C. subterranean secret
-- 10-year-old mystery site gets permanent building
-- Is the Navy secretly tunneling under Washington?
-- Time lapse studies of seasonal foliage changes 2007-2012
-- Predict tumult by counting negative words in the news?
John McPhee's UFO
-- 1978 event explained
-- A million on the Mall? Look again.
Voting for non-voters
-- Three simple rules for casting a vote that counts
NSOF from the inside
-- the striking architecture of my workplace 2006-2009
Really simple graphics
-- Applied to the D.C. weather forecast
Iraq prisoner abuse photos
-- was the wired-prisoner picture juiced up?
A few photos of the 17-year cicadas in Maryland, 2004
Innumeracy from the Vatican
-- counting people in a news photo
Where are the bunkers?
-- Locating unacknowledged government sites in the Washington, D.C. area
The Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2001
-- Some photos of the aftermath of the terrorist attack
The weirdness of news
-- News photos are surprisingly ambiguous
RESEARCH: Visualizing large diffuse communications networks
The Erdös Collaboration Graph
-- co-authors of a great mathematician
A citation network
-- the community of brain scientists
The modern UFO
-- born in 1947, but not at Roswell
-- about the news coverage of the fireball of 1972
Last modified: March 1, 2015