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May 10, 2013
jasencomstock:

ilovecharts:

Worst Chart Ever: Congress Edition

Mark Pocan is a really nice person.

He’s a legislator, not a graphic designer!

jasencomstock:

ilovecharts:

Worst Chart Ever: Congress Edition

Mark Pocan is a really nice person.

He’s a legislator, not a graphic designer!

(via jasencomstock-deactivated201306)

10:45 // 1 year ago
December 27, 2012
newsweek:


Newsweek by the numbers. Click to enlarge.


Came for the short-lived script logo, stayed for the giant numbers.

newsweek:

Newsweek by the numbers. Click to enlarge.

Came for the short-lived script logo, stayed for the giant numbers.

13:50 // 1 year ago
November 26, 2012
After being sold for half a million dollars to Betaworks earlier this year, Digg is looking at something of a revival according to a new report from Buzzfeed. The once-mighty referral site, which was a precursor to the now ultra-popular Reddit, has fallen on hard times in recent years, but it looks like a summer relaunch has righted the ship (at least slightly) for Digg, which now refers a million hits to Buzzfeed Network sites — after a full reboot into a human-curated news site. Do you use the new Digg? (Photo via Buzzfeed) source

After being sold for half a million dollars to Betaworks earlier this year, Digg is looking at something of a revival according to a new report from Buzzfeed. The once-mighty referral site, which was a precursor to the now ultra-popular Reddit, has fallen on hard times in recent years, but it looks like a summer relaunch has righted the ship (at least slightly) for Digg, which now refers a million hits to Buzzfeed Network sites — after a full reboot into a human-curated news site. Do you use the new Digg? (Photo via Buzzfeed) source

13:14 // 1 year ago
October 17, 2012
The Los Angeles Times has compiled a searchable database of the “perversion files”, a  collection of more than 1900 documents outlining allegations of sexual abuse on the part of Boy Scouts of America employees and volunteers. The files cover a period of time spanning two decades, and case summaries from more than 3,100 cases opened between 1947 and 2005. The map above depicts each of the troops or units mentioned in one or more documents found in the LA Times’ collection. (Photo via LA Times) source

The Los Angeles Times has compiled a searchable database of the “perversion files”, a  collection of more than 1900 documents outlining allegations of sexual abuse on the part of Boy Scouts of America employees and volunteers. The files cover a period of time spanning two decades, and case summaries from more than 3,100 cases opened between 1947 and 2005. The map above depicts each of the troops or units mentioned in one or more documents found in the LA Times’ collection. (Photo via LA Times) source

17:41 // 1 year ago
October 16, 2012
According to a new study, commissioned by device warranty provider Squaretrade, approximately 51 percent of broken smartphones are damaged inside the phone owner’s home. We’ve posted a portion of the accompanying infographic, depicting the most common household smartphone “danger zones”. So how does Squaretrade’s report stack up against your own usage? Whose kitchen has the highest kill/death ratio? source

According to a new study, commissioned by device warranty provider Squaretrade, approximately 51 percent of broken smartphones are damaged inside the phone owner’s home. We’ve posted a portion of the accompanying infographic, depicting the most common household smartphone “danger zones”. So how does Squaretrade’s report stack up against your own usage? Whose kitchen has the highest kill/death ratio? source

14:43 // 1 year ago
August 20, 2012
The usage habits of 3 billion smokers: Now in color!
By the numbers: The Economist put together a great infographic, visualizing the information provided by a new study from the University of Buffalo’s Gary Giovino. Printed in The Lancet, Giovino’s new study closely examines tobacco use, among 3 billion people in 16 countries, offers an interesting look at the gender, age, and economic affluency of those who choose to use. source
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By the numbers: The Economist put together a great infographic, visualizing the information provided by a new study from the University of Buffalo’s Gary Giovino. Printed in The Lancet, Giovino’s new study closely examines tobacco use, among 3 billion people in 16 countries, offers an interesting look at the gender, age, and economic affluency of those who choose to use. source

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17:27 // 1 year ago
August 1, 2012
moneyisnotimportant:

How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money

Interesting detail in this graphic: Spending on transportation goes up for the middle class.

moneyisnotimportant:

How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money

Interesting detail in this graphic: Spending on transportation goes up for the middle class.

(Source: planetmoney)

19:18 // 1 year ago
July 5, 2012

Artist Bard Edlund created this short, animated visualization of every goal and penalty minute racked up by each team in the 2012 NHL Playoffs. Despite what you may have thought, it appears that scoring goals may not be as important to the game of hockey as it would seem.

(Source: fastcodesign.com)

17:24 // 2 years ago
May 16, 2012
nprfreshair:

How Common Is Your Birthday?
(via @stiles)

People with lighter colors are more unique. There. We said it.

nprfreshair:

How Common Is Your Birthday?

(via @stiles)

People with lighter colors are more unique. There. We said it.

(via theatlantic)

8:56 // 2 years ago
July 28, 2011

Boehner’s Plan vs Reid’s Plan

newshour:

This is the nerdiest use of an animated GIF we’ve ever seen. It almost goes against the idea of the animated GIF. 

20:07 // 3 years ago