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 […]

For any nation, the flag is a source of great pride, whether it’s being flown on a national holiday or being waved in the air at a sporting event. This is certainly no exception in the United States. The American flag has become just as much a part of the American identity as baseball, apple […]