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Pumpkin, Meet Infographic

Pumpkin, Meet Infographic

October 27, 2010

Halloween lovers, I humbly present to you what might be my crowning pumpkin carving achievement – the Graph-O’-Lantern – 6% pie, 5% Venn, 13% bar, and 100% gourd!

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Brands Simplified

Brands Simplified

October 27, 2010

If these dots look strangely familiar, it’s because you’ve probably seen them before – they’re the logos of famous international brands, simplified to groups of circles by designer Graham Smith.

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Dress Up Dollars

Dress Up Dollars

October 26, 2010

Trick-or-treat! Come this Sunday, happy kids dress up for Halloween, and geo-statistics firm Esri has mapped how much Americans are spending on their costumes:

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Zoom The Universe

Zoom The Universe

October 22, 2010

Ride the slider bar – from the edges of known space to the infinitesimally-fine bubbles of the quantum foam – with Cary and Michael Huang’s The Scale Of The Universe!

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The Value Of A Dollar

The Value Of A Dollar

October 21, 2010

To visualize the The Value Of A Dollar, artist Jonathan Blaustein purchased exactly one-bucks-worth of nineteen different foodstuffs, and photographed each, stripped from its packaging, on a plain white background. Blaustein explains:

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Data Blogs Gone Wild

Data Blogs Gone Wild

October 20, 2010

On this, the UN’s first-ever World Statistics Day, you’d expect the Internet to be overflowing with platitudes – about the value of censuses, government projections, and other such stuff.

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Turn It Off

Turn It Off

October 19, 2010

You hear a lot about fuel-efficient cars, smart thermostats, and changing out the incandescents for compact fluorescents – but not so much about one of the easiest energy-savers: turning your computer off at night!

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Old Weather

Old Weather

October 19, 2010

As the Royal Navy chugged into the far-flung waters of World War I, diligent sailors recorded the time, position, temperature, and wind – every four hours, even while under fire!

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