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Josh Lewandowski’s Pointless Diagrams

"The daily diagrams are submitted to us and the interns get to work combing through them for any meaning or point that accidentally slipped through. If they find one that Josh submitted actually has a point it is immediately incinerated and we request a new, truly pointless drawing from Josh"

In love with this.

(via the all-knowing all-seeing Metafilter)

Never mind that at that speed the reindeer would be ripped apart by centrifugal forces.

The Economist compares some of the fastest things on earth (including Santa) with a seasonal infographic. Press play to start the race.

The infographic whiz kids at Pop Chart Lab strike again, this time with a subject near and dear to our hearts: The Advance of Audio Apparatuses.

Listen to the sound of information being added to Wikipedia.

The sounds indicate addition to (bells) or subtraction from (strings) a Wikipedia articles, and the pitch changes according to the size of the edit.

You gotta click through for this one, guys.

I knew it!
Which Birth Dates Are Most Common, from Matt Stiles’ The Daily Viz
(ht r/dataisbeautiful)

Isao Hashimoto’s extraordinary musical map of every nuclear explosion since 1945.

To the extent there can BE such a thing as an audio infographic, this is it.

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Infographic: The World’s Oldest Trees- Adele Peters posted in Environment, Sustainability and Design
A recent study in Science reported that some of the world’s oldest trees—most between 100 to 300 years old—are dying rapidly, in part because of climate change. This infographic (from 2010, but still relevant) shows the location of trees that are even older, and now at risk.

Want to hear more about really really old trees?  We’ve got a story for you.

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Infographic: The World’s Oldest Trees
Adele Peters posted in Environment, Sustainability and Design

A recent study in Science reported that some of the world’s oldest trees—most between 100 to 300 years old—are dying rapidly, in part because of climate change. This infographic (from 2010, but still relevant) shows the location of trees that are even older, and now at risk.

Want to hear more about really really old trees?  We’ve got a story for you.

(via erratasociety)

I’ve got a real soft spot in my heart for the US Census Bureau, so I was pretty thrilled to discover their Data Visualization Gallery.  Useful info, beautifully presented, often interactive, and just fundamentally nifty. 

freakyfauna:

Shark silhouettes. From Shadows in the sea, Chilton Books (1963), Philadelphia. Found here.

Yeah, we are really, really small.

freakyfauna:

Shark silhouettes. From Shadows in the sea, Chilton Books (1963), Philadelphia. Found here.

Yeah, we are really, really small.

An illustrated history of the Heimlich Maneuver. 
Have you ever seen another infographic that features both Cher and C. Everett Coop?  DIDN’T THINK SO.
(Illustrator Larry Buchanan made this to go with our latest short, which features an interview with Dr. Heimlich himself.  Yes, he’s still alive.)

An illustrated history of the Heimlich Maneuver

Have you ever seen another infographic that features both Cher and C. Everett Coop?  DIDN’T THINK SO.

(Illustrator Larry Buchanan made this to go with our latest short, which features an interview with Dr. Heimlich himself.  Yes, he’s still alive.)