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