The Avengers: Who’s Gonna Pay for That? | Law and... →
As some have already noted, the damage done to Midtown Manhattan in The Avengers could easily top $160 billion, all told (here’s the original source of that estimate). That’s a lot of money. By comparison, as the link notes, the total impact of the September 11th attacks was about $83 billion and Hurricane Katrina cost about $90 billion. This is about as much as the two of those put together.
Publications Catalog (Comics) - Federal Reserve... →
Federal Reserve Bank Comics! :))
Education - Creative Commons →
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SHOULD ADDICTS BE STERILIZED? →
criminalwisdom: “Don’t let a pregnancy ruin your drug habit,” the slogan on the fliers reads. Another says, “She has her daddy’s eyes…and her mommy’s heroin addiction.” Then: “Get birth control, get ca$h.” These are posters that show up nationwide in homeless shelters and methadone clinics, in AA and NA meeting rooms and near needle exchange programs, distributed by volunteers for Project...
Mies van der Rohe Society | Projects | The Seagram... →
A Critique of Chernoff Faces →
What is even more problematic, however, is that there is a strong hierarchy in which features we look at, and how we identify people. There are features that are clearly much more important (eyes, lips) than others (overall shape). Thus, representing data through these visual features means that some data will be much more visible than others.
The Fog of War - Errol Morris