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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…

Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis

If you're like most people, you don't really know what's going on with the economy. You know there's something to do with loans and payments…

Exploration of Our Presidents’ First 100 Days in Office

GOOD Magazine and Atley Kasky collaborate to explore U.S. Presidents' first 100 days in office. I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal…

Diagrams Galore in Diagram Diaries Flickr Group

For those watching the clock and waiting for the weekend to hurry up and start, here's the Diagram Diaries Flickr group. The 654 diagrams should…

Sprint Dashboard to the Universe – Plug Into Now

Sprint, in a promotion to their mobile Internet service, created this amusing futuristic dashboard. "All aboard the now machine," the computer says. "How about a…

Obama and McCain Voters’ Current State of Mind

The New York Times adds another item to the list of things to watch tonight as election results start to pour in. The Times invites…

Comparative View of Length of Rivers and Height of Mountains

I had no idea these comparative views of length of rivers and heights of mountains were so popular - at least in the 1800s. There…

May the Tallest and Fattest Win the Presidency

OPEN N.Y. put together an amusing (and informative) graphic for a New York Times op-chart. It shows the height and weight of presidential candidates dating…

Tree Map to Show Losses by Major Companies

Taking after Map of the Market, the New York Times uses tree maps to show a year of heavy losses by major companies. It's a…

How Consumers Around the World Spend Their Money

This pseudo-map graphic from The New York Times shows how consumers in different countries spend their money. Squares represent selected countries and are sized and…

How Eating Ice Cream and Feeling Gross Leads to Alcholism

This stream of consciousness video (below) from Current is complete with animated infographics and some lovely narration. I have no idea why the video was…

Plummeting Infographics from I.O.U.S.A – A Nation in Debt

I haven't seen I.O.U.S.A. yet, but from the online bonus clips, it looks like it could be a good watch for you infographics junkies. The…

Amusing Disney Org Chart – From Walt on Down

I'm not sure how old this Disney org chart is, but I'm guessing very. Ink and paint? What are those? In any case, it's amusing.…

Awesome Olympics Coverage By The New York Times

Who else has been enjoying the Olympics as much as I have? I think I might have developed an unhealthy obsession to the games these…

I’ll Take My Infographic in Bright Orange, Men’s Medium

The Shirt Project, by Rich Watts and Louise Ma, takes the infographics out of the newspaper and puts them onto brightly colored tshirts. What a…

Map of Olympic Medals in Bubble + Geographic Form

Lee Byron, Amanda Cox and Matthew Ericson of the New York Times graphics department map Olympic medals starting from the first one hosted by the…

Shouldn’t You Be Using Firefox By Now?

I've been using Mozilla Firefox for years and have nothing but good things to say about the most recently released Firefox 3. Whenever I borrow…

Playful Infographics Triumph Over Pure Analytics (Sometimes)

The New York Times shows how presidential candidates have spent more than $900 million so far with this bubbly graphic by Lee Byron, Hannah Fairfield…

The Girl Effect – Beautiful Use of Animated Typography

The Girl Effect - "the idea that adolescent girls are uniquely capable of raising the standard of living in the developing world" - is portrayed…

Infographics Movie: Cost of the War In Iraq

In the time that it takes you to watch this movie, the US government will have spent $500,000 towards the war in Iraq. At least…

Coolest Design Job Ever – Infographics in the Movies

Mark Coleran has hands down one of the best jobs in the world. He makes infographics for feature films. His résumé includes Mr. and Mrs.…