Should I text him? An infographic

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 31 October 2012

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 […]

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James Bond: Cross-comparison chart of onscreen 007s

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 25 October 2012

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 […]

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Spoilers ahead! The future, according to films

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 12 October 2012

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.

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This is how geeks have evolved

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 11 October 2012

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 […]

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Infographic of the evolution of Western dance music

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Wednesday 9 November 2011

Here’s a cool animated infographic that charts the evolution of Western dance music by decade and geography.

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Raymond Biesinger

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By Philip Cheaney in New Design on Tuesday 30 August 2011

If you like playful geometry, texture, and information graphics (and I do), then you’ll love the work of Raymond Biesinger.

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If the world’s population lived in one city

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Thursday 18 August 2011

Here’s an interesting infographic that shows what the world population would look like if it was all squeezed into various cities at their current densities.

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