How many calories in a gallon of gas?/ Quante calorie in un gallone di benzina?

(EN) I wish i could have done this kind of jobs when I was an intern! It’s a pity they still used Imperial units instead of the metric system… ———– (IT) Magari mi avessero assegnato questo tipo di lavori all’epoca degli stage! Peccato però che come unitĂ  di misura hanno usato il Sistema (Imperiale) inglese invece che il Sistema Internazionale metrico…

I love Science Kid / Adoro Science Kid

Sing! Canta! I Love Charts I like checking out charts ’cause a chart’s cool. A chart is a handy dandy scientific tool. It gives you information you can see with your eyes. A chart makes you visualize. You get the picture, so do I. May I please call your attention to this weather chart, I tell you this chart is a work of art. I see clouds on Friday, and rain on Monday, and good there’s gonna be sun on Sunday. I like checking out charts ’cause a chart’s cool. A chart is a handy dandy scientific tool. It gives you information you can see with your eyes. A chart makes you visualize. You get the picture, so do I. How many kids like a dog or a cat? Who wears a hoodie and who wears a hat? Making a chart of what people eat? Some charts look like a pie and you know that’s sweet. I like checking out

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How Star Wars changed the world/ Star Wars, quanto ha cambiato il mondo?

(EN) In a 2005 Wired issue they published a cosmic infographic showing us how Star Wars became “one of the most fertile incubators of talent in the worlds of movies (Lucasfilm), visual effects (Industrial Light & Magic), sound (Skywalker Sound), and video games (LucasArts)”. Check it out through this flash interface or on this more practical image extracted by kottke. ————— (IT) Il numero di maggio del 2005 di Wired conteneva un’infografica cosmica che metteva in evidenza come il film Star Wars abbia rappresentato “uno dei piĂą fertili incubatori di talenti nei mondi della produzione di film (Lucasfilm), dei visual effects (Industrial Light & Magic), del suono (Skywalker Sound) e dei videogames(LucasArts).” Dagli un’occhiata attraverso l’interfaccia in flash o nella riduzione a pratica megaimmagine fatta da kottke.