[gallery] Social media now more popular than TV | We Are Social The rise of digital has been supercharged by social media. Out of the 5.6 hours that we spend with online media, an average of 48% is spent with social media (which is 26% of overall...

[gallery] Tumblr has today quietly ticked over the 100 million blog mark, with those blogs containing some 44.6 billion posts… This marks significant growth over the last year, of somewhere around 50 million blogs since April of 2012, when it crossed 50 million for the first time.  (via...

[gallery] This is the Google Street View “car” for Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada  It’s called the Trekker. They use it to map places where cars can’t reach… Iqaluit only receives a few ships every summer capable of off-loading vehicles. And that space is extremely expensive and very valuable to...

[gallery] Gartner surveyed marketers at 250 US companies with over $500 million in revenue about the marketing spending landscape. On average, respondents said they spent 10.4% of company revenues on marketing activities in 2012. Of that budget, 2.5% of total revenues were spent on digital media...

[gallery] NYC’s Pneumatic Tube Mail Network, c. 1897  Each tube could carry between 400 and 600 letters and traveled at 30-35 miles per hour. In its full glory, the pneumatic tubes covered a 27-mile route, connecting 23 post offices…. 95,000 letters were moved daily [and] it took 4...

[gallery] STUDY: Secret to ordering healthier food is seeing how far you have to walk to burn it off  Scientific American reports that New York City’s public awareness posters that show how many miles a person has to walk to burn off the calories in a 20oz...