Weekend Fodder – Death and Taxes

Posted to Quicklinks  |  Nathan Yau

Death and Taxes: 2011 poster - Jess' annual look at government spending has hit the shelves. Use the code 'flowingdata' at checkout for buy one, get one free.

2 Girls, 1 Cup reactions analysis - Paul Shen tracks the sound and movement of people's reaction to the horrible video. The collage at the end is the best part. [via]

Fernanda Viégas is an influential woman - As if you needed another reason to contract Flowing Media for your visualization needs. [via]

China's investments in foreign companies - An animated map of investments from 2005 to 2009. Kind of rough around the edges, but Interesting.

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