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June 15, 2010

Tallest Mountain to Deepest Ocean Trench

A handy infographic by way of visually grasping something of what is at play with the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Also, the relative height of Toronto's CN Tower.

Also: While I am banging on about literacy, I should point out I demand the return of Latin to the curriculum.

Pedagogically related: From the overnight open thread at Ace of Spades HQ:

... for all you current college students out there - if you're not attending a top tier university or your major doesn't involve math or computers on nearly a daily basis, you have no business borrowing money to pay for your education. These days it's a bad investment and a sucker's bet.

The evidence.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at June 15, 2010 09:57 AM