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05.16.11 Marina Galperina

“One death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a static,” or so goes the quote attributed to Soviet Union’s most mustache-endowed tyrant. Stalin was referring to starvation, but 100 Years of World Cuisine deals with war and conflict. These gory mason jars and pitchers of bloodshed help visualize the scale of 38,000,000 deaths, 1915 […]

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03.17.11 Bucky Turco

Here’s a neat little infographic that potential caregivers might wanna take a peek at before they get all Good Samaritan-like and decide to take care of a dying family member. As you can see, it’s no walk in the park. Expect lots of stress, financial hardships, strained relationships, cramped living quarters and no time to […]

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02.23.11 Bucky Turco

As you can see by this startling Mother Jones infographic, all the things that conspiracy theorists and Rastas have been saying over the years about the Illuminati are true: there’s an elite ruling class running the world. They’re called rich people. Not $200k a year “rich,” but rich-rich. In the U.S., the top .01% controls […]

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11.12.10 Lauri Apple

This infographic by the pro-secularist nonprofit Project Reason maps out contradictions contained in the Bible–i.e., those pretty red arches you see. The fuzz beneath the arches are Biblical chapters–white is for Old Testament, and gray is for New. The arches connect the contradictory statements to each other; the infographic presents 439. […]

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09.03.10 Bucky Turco

Back when Saturday mornings were all about watching cartoons and getting brainwashed by cereal commercials, Hanna-Barbera ruled the airwaves. They were responsible for creating some of the most iconic animated characters to ever capture the attention of children across the United States. […]

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08.19.10 Bucky Turco

This infographic shows some of the key online enterprises (and cell phones) that are mainly responsible for sopping up your time and attention. See it bigger here. […]

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05.04.10 Bucky Turco

This nicely designed infographic shows just how bad the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico really is using easy to understand visuals that even Sarah Palin might be able to understand. Might! […]

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04.09.10 Bucky Turco

Founded by Sam Walton in 1962, the now ubiquitous retail chain that is Wal-Mart had slow beginnings, but then quickly began to “spread like wildfire” in the 70s. You can watch the stores (blue) populate the southeast U.S. and then the rest of the country like a cancer here. |FlowingData| […]

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