Marketing firm Marketo recently poked around with some of Instagram’s statistics, and then decided to assign personality profiles to some of the service’s most popular filters. It’s like Instagram meets Chinese Zodiac. Instagram is well known for its various filters that transform the look and feel of the photos. With them, sunsets, coffee cups, and [...]
Graphic designer Jack Hagley has created “The World as 100 People,” an infographic that illustrates global breakdowns of language, religion, gender, literacy, and more using statistics from 100 People. The full infographic is available on Visually. Click the pic to see more.
A shocking infographic on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is. Click the pic to watch the vid.
The Zoological Society of London has launched its Cat Map, a global, searchable map of all the world’s cats. You can search for cats by age, gender, color, and name, and even add your own cat to the map, complete with a picture and description. The Cat Map was created to raise awareness of the [...]
Inglorious Bastards was one of Quentin Tarantino’s largest undertaking of death, but it wasn’t his first step into gore. From Reservoir Dogs to Django, his blood red motif has splattered million of movie screens. He is known for many signature trademarks in his films – the car trunk scene, a ridiculously long un-edited scene, an [...]
Every Wikipedia entry has an optional feature we take for granted–geotagging. An entry on the Lincoln Memorial will be linked to its specific latitude and longitude in Washington D.C. On any individual post, this may or may not be a useful thing. But what about looking at these locations en masse? That was a question [...]
“Bloomberg Billionaires” is an intriguing example of information design. The net wealth of the world’s 100 most rich human beings has been arranged into an interactive display. Users can search by gender, age, citizenship, and industry to reveal who tops the list. Click the pic to see more.
Eight years ago, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office launched a campaign called “the Faces of Meth” to address Oregon’s methamphetamine problem. The images showed the jarring effects of meth on addicts’ faces through before-and-after pictures from their arrest records. Rehabs.com recently followed suit with this infographic. Warning: these images are disturbing. Click the pic to [...]
The internet is a big place. Since it’s inception, the world wide web has become literally a world unto it’s own. Today, there are 2.4 billion internet users. That’s double what it was compared to the internet population in 2007. In addition to these users, the content is matched tenfold. It would take 7 million [...]
Check out this fascinating graph on the canine economy. What’s dogs got to do with macro economics? Well, according to Quartz, “dog ownership, like cocaine use, can be seen as an economic indicator.” In that sense, unsurprisingly, South America is a major player: Today, four countries—Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico—rank in the world’s top 10 [...]