Readers: This is an infographic that Hiram Henriquez (photo, right) art directed for National Geographic’s Ocean special issue. The art was done by Bruce Morser. Research was by Darcy J. Bellido De Luna.  

These days, it’s easy to take for granted what the magic of the Internet, wireless technology and fiber optic cables has made possible, but there was a time when sending a photograph a long distance in a short time wasn’t quite that easy. [SOURCE] For instance, in 1926, someone on an oceanliner called the S.S. President […]