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2009 MTV VMA Twitter Tracker Live

The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards are on right now (and I'm sure all of you are watching). Check out the live VMA Twitter tracker…

Vintage Infographics From the 1930s

Someone needs to get me a paper copy of Willard Cope Brinton's Graphic Presentation (1939), because it is awesome. Brinton discusses various forms of graphic…

3 In-depth Views of Flight Delays and Cancellations

Have you ever rushed to the airport only to find that your flight was delayed or canceled? In the most recent Data Expo at the…

Stimulus Funding Map is ‘Slick as Hell’

As you know, states have received billions of dollars of federal stimulus funding. But do you know where all the money goes? Stamen Design, in…

10 More Infographic Reasons Why You Should Go Green

In this day and age, we should all be thinking about how we can better conserve the environment, because if we don't, well you know,…

Ben Fry Visualizes the Evolution of Darwin’s Ideas

Ben Fry, well-known for Processing and plenty of other data goodness, announced his most recent piece, On the Origin of Species: The Preservation of Favoured…

A Road Map to Success

May you make it to the top of the mountain of success. I think I'm somewhere around the mountain of lack of preparation. Where are…

Highs and Lows of Being a Young Man

i-am-bored graphs the horrible to awesome of becoming a man. Growing up ain't easy. So who's going to do the highs and lows of being…

The World of Seinfeld

After yesterday's weirdness, I'm in the mood for something light. The show about nothing lasted nine seasons, during which Jerry, George, Kramer, and Elaine interacted…

Best Beer in America 2009

Following up from last year's beer graphic, Mike Wirth looks at medal winners from this year's at the Great American Beer Festival since 1987. This…

Total Eclipse of the Heart (Flowchart)

Jeannie Harrell takes Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler, and puts it in flowchart form. Yes, you guessed it. It's Friday. And what…

How Does the Internet See You? – Personas From MIT Media

I Google myself every now and then. Everyone does. I don't know why people act like it's all weird to do it. We're all interested…

What is Your Wine Personality Profile?

The Texas in a Bottle guide to Texas Wine [pdf] reads: Ever listen to somebody describe a wine? They talk about it having "character" and…

Detailed View of the Kennedy Family Tree

As far back as I can remember there's always been a mystique around the Kennedy family. It's almost like if you bear the Kennedy name,…

Caffeine vs Calories – Buzz vs Bulge

David McCandless from Information is Beautiful plots the calories in popular beverages versus the amount of caffeine in them. At the bottom right of the…

Mapping the Growth of the Internet – What Do You Think?

I, uh, well. Hmm. Yeah. New Scientist recently compiled a list of visualizations exploring the growth of the Internet. Here they are in no particular…

Map/Territory Shows Augmented Reality of the Future

Map/Territory, by designer Timo Arnall, is a concept video of what it might be like to interact with a map embedded in real life -…

What DC Metro Routes are Most Common?

Greater Greater Washington maps rider flow for the DC Metro. As you might guess, the thicker the path, the greater the estimated number of riders…

Religious Geography of the United States

The U.S. Census Bureau doesn't ask questions about religion because of political issues involving separation of church and state, so we don't always get a…

Balance Life With the Media Diet Pyramid

In the August issue of Wired are the New Rules for Highly Evolved Humans. On the cover is a picture of Brad Pitt wearing a…

Pepsi and Coca-Cola Logo Design Over the Past Hundred Years

There have actually been some subtle changes in the Coca-Cola logo but not nearly as dramatic as the Pepsi logos. I personally think the new…

Mapping Crime in Oxford Over Time

Mentorn Media and Cimex Media, on behalf of BBC, explore crime patterns in Oxford over time. In a map, that I am happy to see…