Newly metamorphosed Fowler’s Toad (B. fowleri).

Newly metamorphosed Fowler’s Toad (B. fowleri).

This shows dominant ISP by state using a US map that aligns geographical size with population. (See the insert in the Gulf of Mexico showing comparative size of Alaska.)

This shows dominant ISP by state using a US map that aligns geographical size with population. (See the insert in the Gulf of Mexico showing comparative size of Alaska.)

This map shows the dominant ISP in every state, assuming the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger goes through.  (Comcast/TWC in black.)

This map shows the dominant ISP in every state, assuming the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger goes through.  (Comcast/TWC in black.)

This map shows the dominant ISP in every state.

This map shows the dominant ISP in every state.

Otto file polenta, caramelized yolk, strawberries, fried lemon verbena, cacao nibs.  Lucia (Dallas, Texas).

Otto file polenta, caramelized yolk, strawberries, fried lemon verbena, cacao nibs.  Lucia (Dallas, Texas).

Marbled.

Marbled.

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"Nostalgia is only a trendy word to describe something which people have at last learned to appreciate because it has been taken away from them."

— Leslie Halliwell (The Decline and Fall of the Movie, from Halliwell’s Film Guide)

50 years of Nutella ads, compiled by Gigi Padovani. The video opens with a 1963 ad for Supercrema, the product that would be replaced by Nutella the following year.

[Click to enlarge.]  Visualizing cacao batting averages by “strain,” based on simplified ratings from the C-Spot web site (the most comprehensive public source of fine chocolate reviews, with over 1,600 bars rated).

[Click to enlarge.]  Visualizing cacao batting averages by “strain,” based on simplified ratings from the C-Spot web site (the most comprehensive public source of fine chocolate reviews, with over 1,600 bars rated).

[Click to enlarge.]  Visualizing cacao batting averages by country of origin, based on simplified ratings from the C-Spot web site (the most comprehensive public source of fine chocolate reviews, with over 1,600 bars rated).

[Click to enlarge.]  Visualizing cacao batting averages by country of origin, based on simplified ratings from the C-Spot web site (the most comprehensive public source of fine chocolate reviews, with over 1,600 bars rated).