Mapping a Brilliant Brain

Maps can show a route around a city, the specifics of a region’s geography, or the thought process behind an idea. Alternatively, maps outline processes and paths within our bodies, like those in a new exhibit at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Md. Comprised of photographs and thin slivers of human brain tissue, they illustrate the biology behind one of the most brilliant minds in history: Albert Einstein’s.

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Spend too much time at your desk? An app is here to help!

Swimsuit season is rapidly approaching… are you ready? According to this article from yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, there’s a good chance your answer is no. New government data revealed that Americans are more sedentary than ever — lazy folks and fitness junkies alike! This sedentary upswing suggests that an alarmingly few individuals achieve the daily 10,000 steps recommended by the American Heart Association. So how do we reverse this troubling trend? You guessed it, there’s an app for that. Meet: Fitbit.

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Loosen Up!

As a college student, the perks around the office are one of the many reasons that Maga is a great place to be an intern. A waiting pot of coffee, a fridge stocked with drinks, and the wide open space of our studio all make me more than happy to ditch my dorm room for the day a few times a week.

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Map O’ The Week: Media Scares’ Global Deaths

This week’s Map comes from the Information is Beautiful blog.  In eye-catching, vivid hues, it shows the global deaths from the past decade’s media scare stories. Continue reading Map O’ The Week: Media Scares’ Global Deaths