An interesting visualization of the US State birds. I got interested after seeing the Virginia Cardinal and the American Goldfinch at the regional park. It was surprising to see that a lot of states share the same state bird. The Cardinal seems to be the most popular followed by the Meadowlark and the Mockingbird.See the interactive map here
Found this on Reddit couple of days back and thought of getting some CSS practice. Webkit only though. Firefox works too without the animation, but you can still see the effect.
Troxler's fading or Troxler's effect is a phenomenon of visual perception. When one fixates a particular point, after about 20 seconds or so, a stimulus away from the fixation point, in peripheral vision, will fade away and disappear. The effect is enhanced if the stimulus is small, is of low contrast or equiluminant, or is blurred. The effect is enhanced the further the stimulus is away from the fixation point. Source: WikipediaSee it in action here
This is the most popular video on youtube and I only saw it last year and none of the people I knew had seen it.
The name of the video is “Evolution of Dance” by Judson Laipply. Its six minutes … more