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Crisis of Credit Explained in Animated Infographics

This video (below) explains how we got into this credit crisis. It's a lot of greedy business folk who borrow, borrow, and then borrow more…

Paycheck Gap Between Men and Women – Guess Who Makes Less

Hannah Fairfield and Graham Roberts from The New York Times show the disparity in salary among men and women. Each dot represents a job and…

Progress: A Graphical Report on the State of the World

You might recall that the United Nations Statistics Division launched UNdata about one week short of a year ago, which was an improvement on the…

Banking Execs Flee with Millions of Dollars in Golden Parachute

I figured out how I am going to get rich, and I'm going to share my secret with you. I'm going to become a high-profile…

How Many Gallons of Fuel Does it Take to Travel 350 Miles?

GOOD Magazine, in collaboration with Robert A. Di Leso, Jr., explores fuel use by various modes of transportation. In what is essentially a fancied up…

Wired Relates Playboy Playmate BMI and Average BMI, 1954-2008

Playboy playmates continue to be a point of fascination. Remember that study on Playmates and the state of the economy? Anyhow, Wired Magazine visualizes Playmate…

Alternate View of Obama’s $819 billion Stimulus Package

OK, so we saw CreditLoan's representation of Obama's stimulus package. Here's Washington Post's take on the breakdown with a combination of bar charts, bubbles, and…

CreditLoan Maps Out Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan

President Barack Obama has a $800 billion+ economic stimulus package in the works. That's a lot of dough. Where's it all going? CreditLoan provides the…

MIX Online Explores Visualization in Project Descry

MIX Online, a community of designers and developers, released Project Descry - a series of four open source web-based visualizations. Ever wonder what goes into…

What’s the Weather Like In Your City?

Cincinnati's local NBC news provides viewers with a customizable weather dashboard. Look up your city, drag and drop the different modules, and look at the…

Why Do Freeways Come to an Annoying Hault?

The worst thing about Los Angeles is the traffic hands down. As you sit there in a traffic jam, you first wonder what the hold…

Heavy Metal Band Names Flow Chart

Doogie Horner from Comic vs. Audience created the above flow chart for heavy metal band names. So in case you're in search of name for…

Inaugural Words From 1789 to Present

There's a lot going on today, and of course the news interactive teams are pushing out. The New York Times pushes out an updated infographic…

Guide to Inauguration Day

It's Inauguration Day! There's a happy buzz in the air, and you can't help but feel excited. I of course turn to The New York…

Man vs Woman, Decision-making for Goldstar Beer

These ads for Goldstar beer were hung above bar toilets. They're comical flow charts that provide some "insight" on the man versus woman, um, decision-making…

Dopplr Presents Personal Travel Report to All Users

Dopplr is a service that lets you share your travel schedule with friends and then highlights times when you and your friends will be in…

2008 Feltron Annual Report Now Available

After Nicholas Felton's ever popular 2005, 2006 and 2007 annual report on himself, you knew this was coming. The 2008 Feltron Annual Report is now…

Ford Turns to Design and Data Visualization to Boost Sales

Ford sales are suffering. In an attempt to improve, they're going green with hybrid vehicles, and in doing so, had to shift their design. In…

Tools You Need to Track Energy Consumption – WattzOn

"Climate change is a global problem. But it's individuals who will create the solution." This is the WattzOn premise. WattzOn is a free online tool…

Browser Wars – A New Take on Streamgraphs

Because it's Friday - PixelLabs puts a cartoon-ish spin on streamgraphs. Who will win?? [Thanks, @prblog]…

Visual Guide to General Motors’ Financial Woes

As you've probably heard, General Motors has come on some financial troubles and grows increasingly desperate for a federal bailout. How did the American vehicle…

9 Ways to Visualize Consumer Spending

GOOD Magazine's most recent infographic (above and below) on consumer spending got me to thinking about all the other approaches I've seen on the same…