Physician-Assisted Suicide State laws

Physician-assisted Suicide by State (INFOGRAPHIC)

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that makes California the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using perscription drugs. The bill passed September 11th after a previous version failed. The visualization below shows physician-assisted suicide by state.   Data Curated by and sourced from ProCon Euthanasia.
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Mental Canvas 3D digital sketching application emerges from patient investment

Mental Canvas is an NSF-funded digital sketching application that allows 3D exploration of 2D drawings. But in 2015, is drawing still relevant? “There’s nothing on the computer that can touch it,” says Julie Dorsey. For Julie Dorsey, sketching is a way to solve uncertainties; it’s a tool for trying out possibilities. Dorsey is the creator of […]

Computer models peer into polar future

As the Arctic summer sea ice reaches a near-record low, US National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) supercomputer simulations explore the question of when the Arctic sea will be ice free. The answer: It’s sooner than you think. BlueFire and Ice. 7.5 million computing hours on the BlueFire supercomputer and 1 PetaByte of data storage were required for this […]

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10 Better Investments Than a Savings Account (Infographics)

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Paul Sisolak Opening a savings account is one of the first steps toward reaching a financial goal—they’re ideal for building a nest egg and financial discipline. But it’s not the right place to put your money if you’re looking for high returns, especially in today’s low-rate environment. Lower deposit […]
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16 Celebrities You Forgot Were Felons (Infographics)

Posted on September 22, 2015 by Natalie Morin Celebrities are regarded as many people’s role models—people they look up and aspire to. With all that notoriety, they have the power to create change, to speak for those who don’t have the clout and to shed light on issues that really matter. Some celebrities live up […]

This is Visual Journalism – Deadliest countries for Journalism (Infographic)

Among the many subjects that have been illustrated in infographics, in the past few weeks, we picked two human tragedies that, despite being apart 70 years, have so much in common. Many newspapers celebrated the 70th anniversary of the A-bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki with visuals that show the events that ultimately lead to the […]


Mapped: Where do migrants apply for asylum in Europe?

As the European Union welcomes Germany’s decision to waive the Dublin Regulation in the case of Syrian asylum seekers, The Telegraph shows readers the distribution of asylum applications across Europe Sourced through from: The Telegraph from the UK has turned numbers into visual attributes of understanding the refugee crisis of the mass exodus […]
Telestream releases WireStreamGO in Beta for iOS livestreaming

Telestream Introduces Wirecast Go Mobile Live Streaming Application for iPhone

Wirecast Go Mobile Live Streaming Application Converts Your iPhone into a Live Broadcast Studio Wirecast Go’s professional production capabilities empower field-based news crews to create live streaming productions with a major network look and feel Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the introduction of Wirecast Go, a stand-alone […]
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Microsoft App Will Turn Your Smartphone Into a Full 3D Scanner

A new Microsoft Research project, called MobileFusion, will let you create high-quality 3D images in real time, using your mobile phone with the same ease as taking stills or videos on your device. From news published onlne at Inside MicroSoft Research last week, researchers on the project released video and more detailed content (see the […]

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Hasbro Teams up with Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge

Hasbro, Inc. has teamed up with crowdfunding website Indiegogo to find the next hit face-to-face party game. As Hasbro continues to focus on connecting with the gaming community to discover and develop new games, the challenge will help identify one big idea that Hasbro can help cultivate and bring to market. “More people are gaming […]
(L-r) The Iron Giant (voiced by VIN DIESEL) and Hogarth (voiced by ELI MARIENTHAL) in Warner Bros.’ animated feature, “The Iron Giant.” Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

‘The Iron Giant: Signature Edition’ Back in Theaters Remastered With New Scenes

Tickets on Sale Now for Director Brad Bird’s Classic Animated Action Adventure See the Special Event Screening on September 30, Encore to Follow on October 4 Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant,” being re-released in theaters for […]
Leonard Shelby, “Momento,” New Market Capital, 2000

Tap Into The World Around You With Wearables and Visa Versa

“Memory can change the shape of a room; it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They’re just an interpretation, they’re not a record, and they’re irrelevant if you have the facts.” – Leonard Shelby, “Momento,” New Market Capital, 2000 It took 14 years for color TV to have 10 percent […]

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