This book on philographics presents simple, elegant visual representations of mind-bogglingly complex philosophical theories.
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With parents causing so much carnage in pursuit of that elusive PlayStation 4 on Black Friday (so much so that the day is under threat of being rechristened “Bloody Friday”) it’s only natural to wonder what has happened to Christmas. And when, for the record, did kids stop wanting toys under the tree? Pretty recently, as this infographic by Abby Ryan Designs makes clear.
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The business of heroes needs saving from the crushing weight of its own data. The Marvel team thinks they’ve built a solution: a massive database that uses graph theory to give fans a simple take on characters that span comics, movies, and video games.
To help you brush up on how rock music evolved into the many-tentacled beast that it is today, designer Brittany Klontz created an interactive infographic for ConcertHotels.com that maps 100 years of genres in less than a minute. It not only provides the names and birth dates of each style, but also offers sample songs allowing you to finally know what skiffle sounds like.
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Explore each new balloon added to the parade since 1927 in our exclusive interactive infographic.
Udacity, the online educator beloved by venture firms, unsuccessfully branched out into offering college credit. Here’s why it failed.
A website called Happier.co.uk created an interactive infographic that tells you roughly how much money some of the biggest companies in the world make per second. This is accomplished by taking each company’s yearly revenue, dividing it by the number of working days and then further dividing each day down to the hours and the seconds. The longer you’re on the site, the higher each company’s revenue goes.