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Infographic Provides a Twitter History Lesson

Manolith, in collaboration with InfoShots, tells the story of Twitter. The graphic starts at Twitter's humble beginnings and ends at present day where you pretty much can't go a day…

Does this Calorie Intake Infographic Work? Not Really

How long does it take to burn off the calories from a Big Mac and medium fries or a chocolate chip cookie? Petra Axlund of 5W Infographics shows with this…

Business Valuation Calculator Like Trendalyzer With Style

Inc.com just released their annual valuation guide for 2009, which allows business owners to gauge the value of their, uh, business. At the center of this guide is an interactive…

GOOD Magazine’s Infographics Now Archived on Flickr

You know all those infographics that you like so much from GOOD Magazine? Well they're all in one place now in their Flickr archive. Head on over to view all…

Possible Futures of Twitter Visualized

We all know Twitter has taken on a life of its own. With the very open API, Twitter allows developers to create countless applications on top of the service, and…

Déjà Poo: Turning Wastewater to Nonpotable Water

This infographic from Wired explains how Living Machines work to combine waste management and a garden in an office lobby. Honestly, I'm posting this for one reason only. The title…

11 Informative (and Fun) Infographics About Beer

It's Friday. It's summer. It's time to relax in the backyard with an ice cold beer in hand. As you consume your beverage, here are 11 infographics about your beer,…

Bubbles Galore in Analysis of Banks’ Financial Health

Andrew Garcia Phillips and Stephen Grocer of The Wall Street Journal compare the financial health of 19 major banks according to recent government stress tests. Each row represents a metric,…

Spectrum of Online Friendship

This graphic, from Mike Arauz, describes different levels of online friendship, starting at passive interest (read your blog but not much else) up to investment (deeply care about your success).…

What Drugs Pose the Greatest Danger?

While The New York Times continues to produce excellent work, GOOD Magazine has been churning out interesting graphics on the other side of the spectrum. In their most recent transparency…

Tracking Swine Flu Worldwide – Where and How, Plus Data

Just about everywhere you go there's something in the news about swine flu, and so naturally, when I first heard about it, I waited for The New York Times to…

How Long Will the World’s Natural Resources Last?

This graphic from New Scientist shows when certain natural resources will run out in the world if we continue at the current consumption rate. However, reader beware, this graphic feels…

Visual Guides to the World of Street Vendors

There are over 10,000 street vendors in New York City. But how much do you know about them? The Street Vendor Project, in collaboration with the Center for Urban Pedagogy…

Demographics in World of 100

Designers seem to have taken a liking to the idea of showing world statistics as a village of 100. For example, if the world were a village of 100 people,…

Sprint Commercial Tells Us What’s Happening Right Now

Sprint's "now" promotion seems to be in full swing. In line with their dashboard to the universe, they're currently airing this commercial (below) that shows various statistics on things that…

New York Times Shines at International Infographics Awards

The infographics and news design blogs have been buzzing the past few days with the announcement of this year's Malofiej awards, which is essentially the awards ceremony for graphics in…

Facebook: On the Road to 200 million Users

As we learned last week, Facebook has been growing worldwide ever since it began as a private network at Harvard in 2003. From 2004 to early 2006, the Facebook user…

Check In on the State of the Economy

This interesting chart from Russel Investments shows the current state of the economy and what it typically is according to seven key indicators such as credit risk, corporate debt, and…

Little Red Riding Hood, the Animated Infographic Story

Tomas Nilsson, a graphic design student from Linköping University, tells the story of Little Red Riding Hood with animated infographics. The video (below) was inspired by Röyksopp's Remind Me and…

AIG Bailout: Where $173 billion Went

Nicolas Rapp and Damiko Morris of Associated Press delve into the AIG bailout. Six months ago, AIG received $173 billion from the government. They have about $50 billion left while…

Bus Bench is an Infographic of Guilt

I've given a few talks on my work with self-surveillance, and there is almost always someone who asks, "What if someone doesn't want to know about _____?" Fill in the…

What Do You Think of This Evolution Graphic?

What do you think about the above graphic? Good, bad? Effective, or not? Sexy, not sexy? Discuss amongst yourselves. [via Pharyngula | Thanks, Pat]…