Convening the best aspects of photo and video into one pith and movement-filled entity, the GIF is the Internet’s wunderkind. While arguments have arisen about its pronunciation, everyone can agree that they do a fine job of entertaining and informing an audience whose mobile lifestyles demand that content be quick, to the point and easy to absorb. Enjoy these thirty fantastic GIFs that explain the world around us:
How The Human Face Forms In The Womb
Formed both by intramembranous and endochondral ossification, it’s in a woman’s first trimester that the fetus’ skull is most susceptible to developing skull deformities.
The History Of US States And Territories In Maps
An elementary school student’s dream come true: all of the information on the competing interests within the United States–minus the stuffy history books.
How The Easter Island Moai Statues Might Have Been Transported
The Polynesian statues have boggled minds for centuries–both in terms of size and the technical prowess of those responsible for moving them. One possible explanation for how they may have been transported may be seen above.