Because you can never get enough videos to remind you how tiny you are compared to the rest of the world. Catch the video below. And a good MLK day to you.
[Video link via Chart Porn]
Nice! In a similar vein, this visualisation takes the scale in both directions – universe and atom:
Don’t miss the bit about the surgical mask / virus.
The best video of this kind I know of is this one (by the American Museum of Natural History):
“This is the Universe. It’s really, really big…”
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Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.
These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.
Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.
For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.