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More proportions and cocktails

Designers' current obsession with cocktails and proportions continues with Konstantin Datz' recent poster. Engineer's guide to drinks is still the best. Although this one gets…

Taming the breath of a wok

I found this on Serious Eats, but it looks like it's from a book. Anyone know what book it is? This picture is awesome. Maybe…

X-Men family tree

Amusing from graphic designer Joe Stone, although not as good as the crazy-detailed one from a couple of years ago. [Joe Stone | Thanks, John]…

Anatomy of a cupcake

Aww, how cute. As a birthday gift, a couple sent their best wishes to a friend overseas via deconstructed cupcake graphic. [Things via datavis]…

Why we need to save great teachers

Okay, it's kind of a given for why we need to make sure great teachers keep teaching America's children. If you've had a great teacher,…

Gallons of stuff that cost more than gasoline

In response to Sarah Palin's complaints about gas prices around four dollars per gallon, GOOD, in collaboration with Dylan Lathrop and Sara Saedi, takes a…

Radiation doses and safety in perspective

Randall Munroe of xkcd, with the help of a friend who is senior reactor operator, puts radiation dose in perspective: I’m not an expert in…

Visual history of hot haircuts in popular music

A Visual Compendium of Notable Haircuts in Popular Music from Pop Chart Lab has a look at, well, haircuts. Lots of long hair and sideburns.…

Firefox vs. IE: Is IE9 a modern browser?

Mozilla tech evangelist Paul Rouget has a go at Internet Explorer 9 in a series of simple graphs, comparing it to Firefox 4. I think…

Vintage literary stature graphic from 1906

Greg Ross highlights an old school graphic from The Strand Magazine, published in 1906. Authors are sized by how much the public read his or…

Most typical person in the world

Continuing their series on world population, National Geographic focuses in on the "most typical" person in the world. The above image is an artist's rendering…

Every baseball game and play since 1951 on your iPad

If you love baseball and have an iPad, you need Pennant, a project by Steve Varga. The app lets you explore every game and play…

A visual guide to eggs

I can't resist. It's about food and those chickens are just so cute. View the full guide to eggs on culinaut.…

History of the dunk contest complete with videos

Here's something to chew on while you wait for the 2011 slam dunk contest to get a move on already. It's a score history of…

Europe’s energy targets in perspective

Designer Gregor Aisch has a look at energy usage in Europe. Click on a number of topics on the bottom to see how each country…

Annual Feltron report is up – this time with dad

I think we've all grown accustomed to this by now. Designer Nicholas Felton, known for his quantified annual reports on his life for the past…

Most viewed YouTube videos of all time iconified

Designer Ibraheem Youssef iconifies the most viewed YouTube videos of all time. Do you recognize what each icon represents? I'm embarrassed to say that I…

Best companies to work for and what employees say

Fortune Magazine recently published their annual list of top companies to work for, with SAS, Boston Consulting, and Wegman's taking the one, two, and three…

Bill Gates’ infographics section from annual letter

Even Bill Gates has an infographics section. In his 2011 annual letter, Gates focuses on Polio and vaccines, and uses graphics to highlight spots. Most…

A history of Coen brothers filmography

I post this graphic by Muller on the Coen brothers filmography mostly because, well, of the Coen brothers filmography. I also kind of like the…

Charted guide to fancy drinks

I'm partial to all things food and drink related, so naturally my eyes light up when they're combined with charts. Fabio Rex illustrates what makes…

Dexter’s victims through season five

DeviantArt user dehahs, who seems to enjoy making graphics based on fiction (see here and here), classifies kills by main character Dexter of the popular…