Interesting article by Farm Journal (graphic from FJ, also). A very interesting source article from the University of the Potomac which shows which countries are the top producer of which commodity.
Fun fact – Cow’s Milk is the top agricultural commodity in 37 countries, including the US. The top 5 worldwide commodities are Cow’s Milk, Sugar Cane, corn, wheat, and rice.
Links to articles:
AgWeb – Who Produces What?
University of the Potomac – Where Does Our Food Come From?
Beyond the novelty of a “talking piano,” the science of how normal pianos work plus the science of how Chopsticks “talks” – as well as playing the world’s most complicated piano solo – is fascinating.
Here’s your fun science video for the day.
The video doesn’t mention it, but this is how Ironman does it.
I missed out on my usual DST rant, but found this lovely video, instead:
Very intriguing TED Talk. Dated September 2009, but still very relevant and relatable.
Takeaway: People don’t buy what you do, they buy WHY you do it.
Well worth the watch – One of my pet peeves is seeing “GMO- Free” on products that are nowhere near GMO on the production line.
The BEST way to be environmentally responsible is to PURCHASE LESS/USE LESS of the products that are harmful to the environment (think – no single-use water bottles).