7000 suns: Represents the 7 most powerful nuclear weapons tests

This represents the 7 most powerful nuclear weapons tests by the Superpowers during the Cold War.

At remote locations in the South Pacific at Bikini Atoll and the Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Artic Ocean, the USSR and US of A tested higher and higher megaton yield nukes at the peak of the arms race

The largest, a hydrogen bomb tested by Russia, was known as Tsar Bomba (also rds-220 and big ivan).

At 58 megatons, the equivalent of 58 million cubic tons of TNT, it was 1400 times the explosive force of Hiroshima - against which all the explosions in the above graphic are bench-marked.

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America's Fast Food Obsession

America’s obsession with fast food has a long and interesting history. Dated back as early as the 1920’s, our need for a fast food fix has brought such icon figures as McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Taco Bell to every crevice of America. How far back it goes and just how obsessed America is with these delicious bites!

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Not all retailers have the same customer base. Of course, that makes sense. But, have you ever wondered how customer bases varied between sites? Obviously Saks Fifth Avenue is going to attract a different clientele than, say, Walmart, but what about the rest? The graphic below illustrates the differences in customer demographics across North America’s largest online retailers. It takes into consideration factors such as: gender, age, education level, income level, and ethnicity. Some of the findings may be surprising:

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