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Infographic: Buying a Gun in America

Demandaction.org has teamed up with designer Kelli Anderson to produce three amazing infographics about three major issues involving gun laws in the U.S. Click the images to see the full product. The first deals with how EASY it is to buy a gun.   The second with how many guns are sold in the U.S. without a background check. In fact, there are only 14 states/districts that mandate background checks... read more

Roku Private Channel List Updated

      In honor of the release of Roku 3, we decided that it was time to do a thorough update of our private channel list. We have since added over 100 channels and removed those that are no longer working or have gone public. The list is located on our ROKU page. Have... read more

AA Map: Accurate Reflection of County Voting Densities

I made this map in response to the choropleth maps that have been floating around that don’t quite reflect voting populations in the US. This map is rendered based on population density by county and labeled according to RED or BLUE. Soon I will post another map that details just how “blue” or how “red” each county voted. Either way, both of these are better indications of... read more

Roku + Plex = Effective Cable Cutting Bliss

If you don’t have a Roku yet, you should by now. It’s cheaper than an Apple TV, Boxee Box, and a WDTV and does more than most other media players that turn your TV into a “smart” TV. Some of you have been waiting for an appropriate media player for the Roku that can play just about anything you throw at it. Well it’s finally arrived… in the form of Plex.  For those of... read more

Spatial Placement of Electoral Possibilities for 2012 – NYTimes

The NYTimes has just released a chart placing all electoral votes from 2008 within their respective Dem or Rep positions. The chart also displays these perspectives with regard to % of Bachelor’s Degrees per state. Interestingly, the states with the most bachelor’s degrees, tends to vote Democrat while those with less voted for McCain in 2008. We highly recommend checking this out as it is a... read more
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