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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 Rouget doesn't like IE9. Not…

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 her work at the time.…

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 of the average face computed…

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 since 1951. See the numbers…

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 all of the dunks from…

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 compares, or mouse over a…

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 year, just put up his…

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 probably know one too many…

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 spots, respectively. To accompany the…

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 of them have to do…

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 name. Main characters are shown…

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 the perfect drink in a…

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 Showtime series of the same…

Growth and usage of foursquare in 2010

Foursquare has a look at their usage in 2010. I bet you were sitting there wondering how many peopled named Wendy checked in at Wendy's during the year. It was…

Flight safety-esque beer pong guide

It's Friday. You might need this vintage-looking guide on how to play beer pong by Mel Marcelo. Remember not to use a lawnmower, a skull, or a toaster, and you…

State of Wikipedia, 10 years later

In their most recent video (below) to their "State of..." series, JESS3 takes a look at the State of Wikipedia: The State of Wikipedia not only explores the rich history…

How Starbucks’ new Trenta compares to your stomach

Starbucks recently announced their next size up from 591-milliliter Venti: the Trenta. It's 916 milliliters, which happens to be slightly more than the average capacity of the human stomach, as…

In investing, timing is everything

When you invest in stocks, it's not just what you invest in, but also when you put the money in and when you get it out. The New York Times…

7 billion people in motion graphics

National Geographic argues a need for balance across the world population in the latest motion graphic video. As is usually the case with these, the video hits you with a…

The real Inception flowchart by Nolan

Inception was a complex film, so there was understandably some confusion over the levels and who was where. A couple of flowcharts tried to explain, but there was still some…

Comparison of the largest stars

You've most likely seen a couple of views of the universe to provide a sense of scale. Main point: you're tiny. Here's another video. This one focuses on star sizes.…