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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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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]…

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…