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Famous logos and brands simplified

How well do you know your logos and brands? Or more importantly, how memorable are company logos that you don't even need to see the whole thing to recognize where…

Privacy and the Internet

Simplified. Still a helpful reminder. [buriednexttoyou via WeLoveDataVis]…

Evolution of Batman logos

I'm not sure who made the static version above, but here is an equivalently amusing animated version below. The Dark Knight likes to keep things fresh. [CollegeHumor]…

Eating guide for dim sum virgins

This guide on how to order dim sum is missing a lot food items, but gosh darn it, I love me some dim sum. Steamed and fried goodness on the…

Zombie survival guide

Since it's October, all the zombie forces are preparing for attack. Luckily we have this zombie survival chart to help us counter. Be safe out there, folks. [Yahoo via blastr…

Venn: Your grandfather

Yeah, you know what day it is. What category do you fall under? [fixedgear via macdiva]…

The Muppets name etymology

I know you were confused about Muppet names. I hope this venn diagram helps you figure things out and you can get on with your life. [via | Thanks, David]…

Problem solving flowchart (slightly crass)

Flowchart Friday, anyone? This one describes the process to solve all of your problems. Unfortunately, sometimes in life, you just end up going around in circles. That's what Maury Povich…

Is it okay to date your brother’s wife’s cousin? Flowchart it.

Dating can be tough. What should you talk about? Where should you go? Most importantly, should you even be dating that person? Erik Bryan and Jennifer Daniel help you out…

Nuclear explosions and other stuff

"1945-1998" by Isao Hashimoto - Nuclear explosions conducted around the world between, um, 1945 and 1998. A counter on the top keeps track of explosions in each country. [thx, bernd]…

Periodic table of swearing

I know you secretly love all information in periodic tables. It's okay, you can laugh. I won't tell anyone. In the latest to the ever-growing list of non-element tables, Modern…

Famous science fiction quotes in graph form

I'm having more fun putting random stuff into graphs than I care to admit, but it's my prerogative, and I can do what I want, so ha. In something of…

Marge Simpson is Europe in disguise

I bet you didn't know this. Marge Simpson was actually modeled after the coastlines of Europe. True story.

Graph labels are for chumps

Yeah, it's Friday.

IBM Visual Communications Lab has an opening

There are a lot of job opportunities out there for visualization people. This is one of the more awesome ones: We are looking for a PhD-level researcher who is excited…

Find out whose Twitter fans are dumber

Stupid Fight compares fans on Twitter using "stupid indicators" like "OMG" and number of exclamation points. Congratulations, @flowingdata fans. You are smarter than @justinbieber fans. However, I regret to inform…

Friday, I’m in love…

Shirt available on Threadless. I seriously need some infographic tees. Too bad the shirt project isn't still going on. Suggestions, anyone? [via @alternatekev]…

The periodic table to end all periodic table ridiculousness

A few centuries ago, scientists designed the periodic table to organize the elements we knew about in a way that was useful. Elements were grouped by similar properties on the…

Powerpoint and dying kittens

I'm 96% sure this isn't true. I have no evidence to backup nor deny these claims.

Christopher Walken and Census

You should have received your Census survey by now. Did you fill it out and mail it yet? If not, get to it. Tim Meadows can only do so many…

The everyday in Google Maps

With his usual cleverness, Christoph Niemann illustrates the everyday as Google maps. My favorite is the omelet highway. Oh what a twisty and confusing highway this GPS-less life is.…

Flowchart Helps You Decide What Cereal to Eat

I bet you wake up every morning wishing, "I wish there was an easier way to decide what cereal to eat! There's so so many choices that I get a…