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Infographic of the Day: According to ProPublica, which is tracking opposition to and support for SOPA and PIPA among members of Congress, yesterday's blackout managed to persuade many politicians to come out against the Internet killing bills.

As hope-affirming as that is, it's important to note that support for PIPA remains strong i

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National Forest Map of the Day: And while we're on the subject, here's an informative infographic called the National Biomass and Carbon Dataset, which, according to Woods Hole Research Center scientist Josef Kellndorfer is "the largest high-resolution map of forest biomass yet assembled."

A collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Geological Survey, the national forest map was assembled using sa

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Infographic of the Day: Dream all you like, but, if the last 31 years of snowfall records for December 25th are any indication, your chances of having a White Christmas are precisely what this NOAA probability map says they are. 

[atlanticwire.]

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Infographic of the Day: The nonprofit organization Environmental Working Group reviewed 84 popular kids breakfast cereals and found that a disturbing number of them contain a disturbing amount of sugar.

In fact, Kellogg's Honey Smacks -- which, funnily enough, was once called Sugar Smacks -- contains more sugar in a one-cup serving

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Infographic of the Day: Brooklyn College associate professor of sociology Alex S. Vitale and illustrator Chi Birmingham chart the evolution of police riot gear from the war protests of the 60s and 70s, through the trade protests of the mid-90s, to the current Occupy Wall Street demonstrations and their various national offshoots.

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Infographic of the Day: Every time I fly I feel like I'm starring in my very own Truman Show. There is simply no other reasonable way to explain how this exact seating arrangement repeats its every. Damn. Time.

Whichever one of you guys is messing with me, now would be as good as time as any to come clean.

[pleatedjeans.]

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