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Archives for April 2015
The history of the pie chart and why it really shouldn’t be used to convey statistics 99% of the time. Great piece.
“I said, ‘Come, I need your help, and it will only be a week,’ ” Mr. Faggiano recalled.
But one week quickly passed, as father and sons discovered a false floor that led down to another floor of medieval stone, which led to a tomb of the Messapians, who lived in the region centuries before the birth of Jesus. Soon, the family discovered a chamber used to store grain by the ancient Romans, and the basement of a Franciscan convent where nuns had once prepared the bodies of the dead.
Absolutely fascinating. The maximum sentence for most crimes in Norway is 21 years and there is no death penalty and no life sentences. The comparison with other maximum security prison systems, like those here in the US is night and day.