Posts Tagged ‘editorial’

As the war dragged on, the relentless American offensive took its toll on the Taliban who began losing key positions. When Mazar-e Shariff fell, the U.S.-allied Northern Alliance swept west and south, capturing Herot, Zaroni, Konduz and a few other towns — including the capital, Kabul —as the Taliban fled south to Kandahar. Not long […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. When I graduated from high school many years ago, there was no Internet, no personal computers, no cell phones, no iPods, no YouTube and no Facebook. What we had were our vocal chords, manual typewriters, ink and paper. Plus a tremendous supply of ingenuity and guts. We did not […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. In late 2006, at the height of soaring gas prices worldwide, five engineering students at Marquette University in Milwaukee embarked on a project to build a device that would produce home-made biodiesel. For the most part of 2007, they gathered regularly in an old warehouse where they drew up […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Also in this blog: The beginnings of the Amazon Re-engineering the heart Artificial organs and body parts Recalling the Nimrod air crash in Lake Ontario The war in Afghanistan …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..


Visual Storyteller is a blog dedicated to information graphics, the art and science of visual storytelling that has been a staple of newspapers, magazines, electronic and other media over the last three decades, but which has been downgraded and allowed to fade into the background as soon as the tough economics of traditional journalism in […]