Archive for the ‘infographics’ Category

The solar system's solid surfaces

The solar system's solid surfaces

By Ben | infographics, maps, space

I'm not sure if "human skin" really counts as a solid surface...but... [click to embiggen] [&hellip

Which domestic league is best represented?

Which domestic league is best represented?

By Ben | infographics, sports

Did you find yourself wondering how many players in the World Cup play for each [&hellip

Beautiful Maps: Where people run

Beautiful Maps: Where people run

By Ben | infographics, maps, technology

I have a habit of doing a bit of personal data tracking- using various apps [&hellip

50 Years, 50 Popular Toys

50 Years, 50 Popular Toys

By Ben | art, infographics, pop culture

by Abby Ryan Design, via Neatorama

Soda, Pop, Coke (American Dialects, part 2)

Soda, Pop, Coke (American Dialects, part 2)

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

I've previously posted some of Joshua Katz's wonderful American dialect maps based on Bert Vaux's [&hellip

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer

By Ben | infographics

I'll have one of each. Thanks. by Pop Chart Lab

All the World's Water in a Big Cube

All the World's Water in a Big Cube

By Ben | infographics, maps, science

What would it look like if you took all of the Earth's water and put [&hellip

Listen to Live Wikipedia Edits

Listen to Live Wikipedia Edits

By Ben | infographics, internet culture, technology

Wikipedia gets edited, tweaked, and updated dozens of times a minute (if not more). In [&hellip

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

My wife and I seriously spent two evenings going through all 122 dialect maps from [&hellip

Periodic Tables of Star Wars

Periodic Tables of Star Wars

By Ben | art, film, infographics, pop culture, science

Hey, if you're going to organize the characters from Star Wars into some type of [&hellip

Influ-Venn-Za: Who Can Catch Which Flu?

Influ-Venn-Za: Who Can Catch Which Flu?

By Ben | infographics, science

  A very nicely designed diagram showing what animals are susceptible to which flu viruses. [&hellip

An Interactive Representation of Time

An Interactive Representation of Time

By Ben | art, infographics, science

  Getting a sense of how long various lengths of time, especially the really big [&hellip

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

By Ben | infographics, science, space

From matthen: "Streamlines exposing the structure of a gravitational field surrounding multiple masses. Streamlines run in the direction [&hellip

Visualizing All the Gold Ever

Visualizing All the Gold Ever

By Ben | economics, infographics

  Every wonder how much gold has been mined since the beginning of known time? [&hellip

If the Earth Were 100px Wide, How Far Away is Mars?

If the Earth Were 100px Wide, How Far Away is Mars?

By Ben | infographics, space

A fun little interactive website that gives you a sense of the vastness of space. [&hellip

Murder Cats- An Infographic

Murder Cats- An Infographic

By Ben | animals, funny, infographics, science

Below: A highlight from Oatmeal's summary of actual research on the predatory patterns of domesticated [&hellip

How Work Has Changed the Last 70 Years in 3 Icons

How Work Has Changed the Last 70 Years in 3 Icons

By Ben | culture, infographics

  by Neven Mrgan via @savasavasava

What are the odds a meteor will destroy a city?

What are the odds a meteor will destroy a city?

By Ben | infographics, math, science

via BoingBoing by Per Square Mile

The Solar System to Scale (includes some TNOs)

The Solar System to Scale (includes some TNOs)

By Ben | art, infographics, science, space

Includes the dwarf planets Pluto, Huamea, MakeMake, & Eris, but bafflingly excludes Ceres. via reddit, [&hellip

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

By Ben | infographics, nature, science

Lava fountains are impressive. Recently Mt. Etna has been throwing up lava fountains that reach [&hellip

Exoplanets Are As Plentiful As Weeds

Exoplanets Are As Plentiful As Weeds

By Ben | infographics, science, space

"NASA's Kepler mission has already found more than 100 planets, along with strong hints of [&hellip

Elemental Symbols vs. States in the Union

Elemental Symbols vs. States in the Union

By Ben | infographics, science

  by redditor Smashinator via Neatorama

Missed Connections: An atlas of where we're (almost) finding love.

Missed Connections: An atlas of where we're (almost) finding love.

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps

  Gambrell, Dorothy. "Missed connections: seen but not spoken to: an atlas of where we're [&hellip

Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus [A beautiful video infographic]

Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus [A beautiful video infographic]

By Ben | infographics, technology

by Patrick Clair via Information is Beautiful. Beautiful video- scary topic

A beautiful take on the Drake Equation

A beautiful take on the Drake Equation

By Ben | infographics, science

from BBC Futurevia Information is Beautiful

Wolfram|Alpha Does Crazy Analysis of Your Facebook Profile

Wolfram|Alpha Does Crazy Analysis of Your Facebook Profile

By Ben | infographics, technology

You'll need to create a Wolfram Alpha profile and allow it to access your Facebook [&hellip

Hurricane Locations & Intensities Since 1851

By Ben | infographics, maps, nature

via infographicsonly.com

Tigers v. Indians: From a 0.5% win probability to 100%

By Ben | infographics, sports

Source: FanGraphs The Tigers were down by 3 in the bottom of the 10th with [&hellip

One 100m Race, Every Medalist Ever

By Ben | infographics, sports

via nytimes.com Usain Bolt is very, very fast. Jesse Owens 1936 Gold Medal Winning time [&hellip

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