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StumbleUpon top 5 rated websites: California's giant sequoia trees, historical marker art

A look at this week's top-rated websites from StumbleUpon, recorded on October 8.

This week's selection includes photos of California's giant sequoia trees, photos of official-looking historical markers with a decidedly political instead of historical message, a news article about a distant planet that could support life, a time-lapse video montage, and a chart showing the Muslim population juxtaposed with both the size of the American population and Al-Qaeda.

1. triggerpit | triggerpit.com

2. Gentle, Public Activism: Magnusson's I-75 Project

3. CBC News - Technology & Science - 1st habitable distant planet found

4. This time-lapse montage will blow your mind | Geek.com

5. Chart Of The Day - The Daily Dish