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Kurt Vonnegut Diagrams the Shape of All Stories in a Master’s Thesis Rejected by U. Chicago (via Kurt Vonnegut Diagrams the Shape of All Stories in a Master’s Thesis Rejected by U. Chicago - Open Culture)
This is an illustration of the “Twitter Activity Network” for The New York Times, which allegedly shows a “high number of users participating in long chains of tweeeting and retweeting.”
Jan. 13, 1958
Whoa! An early Newsweek infographic on how man can reshape nature!? Cool find. Also: “Hurricane fury.”
We teamed up with media analytics firm OhMyGov to see who’s winning the social media primary for the GOP nomination. Lessons learned: Newt’s hanging with ghosts, Herman Cain tweets a lot, and Rick Santorum needs some friends.
TIL: The rent on President Obama’s Columbia apartment is just about the same as your tumblr’s Brooklyn apartment is now, nearly 30 years later. As he turns 50, we dug up that and more of the numbers behind the world’s most powerful man.
Rrrrrrrupdate! A reader helpfully points out this is the cost to rent his apartment today. A much simpler metric to compare apartments by.
(via The Onion)
Listen, Onion, it takes a lot more than meaningless numbers to make us ejaculate.