CNNMoney ran a fascinating interactive infographic by creative director Andrew Bergmann some time back showing how much space the average person has in some of the world’s major cities, based on population density. In Chennai, India, this space is just 400 square feet per person; in Los Angeles, it’s 3,660 square feet.
With the Great Gatsby movie hitting theaters, there’s been a renewal of interest in the fashion of the 1920s. Suddenly there are a whole lot more dames sporting the iconic bob haircut, while even Brooks Brothers released a line of shirts meant to mimic Gatsby’s own fashion. A new haircut would cost maybe $50, a [...]
UK-based Visual.ly user b_willers has created an infographic with the average body mass index (BMI) values of adults according to their countries. It’s useful, just so you can see if you’re really taking up more space than your countrymen — or giving everyone around you more breathing space.
It’s time to discover the real you. Using this well designed infographic, you can answer probing questions which will analyze your personality and help you get to the bottom of it all. At the very center of the ring is the real you, and radiating outward are the symptoms and results of decisions made in [...]
Paul Marcinkowski created this clever tattoo inforgraphic as a school project for the Academy Of Fine Arts in Łódź. What better way to present information about tattoos than in tattoo form? Sometimes the best ideas are the most straightforward.
Lizzie Astles of Neo Mamalian Studios made this rather entertaining infographic with fun — and probably not very scientific — statistics and charts of all things hangover-related. The bit with the various stages of hangover towards sobriety is gold — it goes from ‘I think I might still be drunk…’ and ‘Oh god I’m never [...]
Time Magazine compiled a super cool infographic with a series of interconected moments that dramatically transformed the world – the breakthroughs, creations, discoveries, innovations, revolutions and human achievements that have altered the course of history and the way we live our lives.
To all the bands out there wondering how you’re going to make money, tour, and have a career, here’s an accurate glimpse into the economics behind the truth. However, I wouldn’t jump to the conclusion that you should quit, or that there’s no chance for you to have success. The reality is that the music [...]
Modern life is tough. To help women learn ‘how to play things right’ and make up their minds about whether they should text a guy, someone came up with this somewhat convoluted flowchart. We don’t know if it’s funny that someone actually went to the trouble of making this or if it’s tragic that people [...]
Looks like the James Bond mould isn’t as cookie-cutter as you might think. In this infographic by The Economist, which pits all six on-screen Bonds against one another, you’ll see that Pierce Brosnan chalks up the most casualties while Timothy Dalton is the most pacifist with the least kills. Interestingly, Daniel Craig downs the most [...]
Clearly for film (and TV) buffs, London-based designer Michael Hobson has created a wicked timeline infographic by pooling together tumultuous events in the future based on happenings in the collective movie universe. Trivia: according to I Am Legend, this is the year ‘zombies take over the world’. And in year 2001988, according to Red Dwarf, ‘the last living human wakes from cryogenic freezing, proceeds to eat Pot Noodles and play guitar’. Glad to know there’s hope for us humans.
Tracing the evolution of the geek, this infographic by US-based startup Freetown shows the lineage of the original ‘gecken’ (a term used in the 1500s as an insult labeling someone as a foolish tool) and how the term has branched out to encompass the mutant sub-variants of the geeks we now know, like the otaku [...]
Here’s a cool animated infographic that charts the evolution of Western dance music by decade and geography.