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Top 100 Global Innovator’s Report

Good and Column Five’s infographic nicely illustrates Thomson Reuters 2011 Top 100 Global Innovator’s report. Analyzing companies that “invent on a significant scale; are working on developments which are acknowledged as innovative by patent offices across the world, and by their peers; and, whose inventions are so important that they seek global protection for them,” the report notably did not include any companies from China.

Birds of a Feather

We may think that song sparrows share airspace easily and often, but a quick glance at a map charting two sparrows in Seattle’s Discovery Park tells us differently. The aerial map shows the established territories of two birds, tracked over the summer and fall of 2004 in a study in Behavioral Ecology published in October.

(via Wired Science)

Where do Foreign Immigrants seek the American Dream?

In the early 20th century, foreign immigrants to America all came to and through New York. Still seeking the American dream, an infographic shows that foreigners moving to the U.S. now seek out LA as their top pick for their new home, with New York a a close second. Canadians prefer Florida, and the Japanese head for California.

(Via Fast Co.)


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