Friday, November 14, 2008
This interactive world map by SHOW is top of the line. The countries morph in size to represent their data on a various subjects ranging from aging population mass to alcohol use per capita to the number of journalist killed while on story. Their data providers are an impressive bunch, too; i.e. Unicef, Amnesty International and The World Bank, to name a few.
Holi is a popular Hindu spring festival in India, Guyana and Nepal. Also known as the Festival of Colours, on the second day, known as Dhulhendi, partakers celebrate by throwing colored powders and water at one another. Oddee has more on this and other 'odd' festivals from around the world.