Readers: Amy Lara of Carportcentral.com sent me this infographic that explains the colors and symbols used in flags throughout the world. I found it very interesting and informative and thought I would share. For others who have interesting infographics and data visualizations you would like to share, please send them to me at tableau@cox.net. I will consider all submittals for posting. Best […]

Source: Creech, Chad, Columbus Day: History and Flags, All Star Flags, https://www.allstarflags.com/facts/columbus-day-history-and-flags/ Columbus Day:  History and Flags All Star Flags takes a look at the history behind Columbus Day, the present day controversy surrounding the holiday and the flags associated with Christopher Columbus and his famous expeditions. Columbus Day:  The Holiday Columbus Day celebrates the anniversary of Christopher […]

Sources: U/Udzu, Flags of the World, Sorted by Average Hue, Reddit.com, August 29, 2018, https://www.reddit.com/user/Udzu. Wikipedia, sRGB, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRGB. Wikipedia, Gamma correction, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_correction.     sRGB (standard Red Green Blue) is an RGB color space that HP and Microsoft created cooperatively in 1996 to use on monitors, printers, and the Internet. It was subsequently standardized by the IEC as IEC 61966-2-1:1999. It is often the “default” color space for […]

Source: historyworldsome.blogspot.com, Age of Revolution, American Revolution (1775-1783), http://historyworldsome.blogspot.com/2013/12/american-revolution-1775-1783.html.  

Happy American Independence Day! I cannot think of a better way to honor those who have defended our great country than will a historical collection of American flags from our nation’s history. The national flag of the United States of America, often simply referred to as the American flag, consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of […]