Your friends are why you’re fat. The Eatery, an app from health technology startup Massive Health that lets users take pictures of their food and then asks them to rate photos of other users’ food based on perceived healthiness, has yielded lots of data since it was launched last year. In this infographic, Massive Health uses information from its hundreds of thousands of users to tell us just how contagious our eating habits can be.
The Insane Economics Of Not Legalizing Marijuana In One Handy Infographic.
There’s a lot of green in green. This infographic shows just how much money is falling through the cracks, and how much we’re spending to keep it underground.
Red meat is a large portion of the American diet (the proliferation of awesome burger joints in New York City isn’t helping much). A new study suggests some terrifying risks that come with eating even just a little read meat.
An infographic by Colour Lovers examines the artwork behind the top 10 blockbuster designs of 2011. Does a great movie poster translate into a bigger box office haul?
Artist Colin Pinegar wanted to examine the particularly strange nature of the Facebook friend. Thus, he untangled his virtual and real relationships with a 3-D infographic, and ended up confronting some real-world messiness.
Reminds me of an old favorite: http://thisiswhyyourefat.tumblr.com/
All The Food You Eat Is Why You’re Fat
But it’s not your fault. The human brain isn’t very good at not eating as much food as possible. So when companies give you so much food, you’re going to gorge yourself. Time for some lessons in proper portions.
The folks at the London-based “ideas agency” Syzygy just sent us this illustration by their creative director, Peter Jaworowski, of the “20 greatest, funniest and most insane internet events from 2011.” Here’s the thing: You have to guess what they are by decoding the visual clues.
Which startups will rule 2012?
Venture capitalists, corporations, private-equity firms, and more poured billions into private companies this year—a huge boon for titans like Facebook and Groupon. Here, the best of the rest starting 2012 with supersize bankrolls.
The percentage voting for Obama represents the largest age-based disparity ever recorded. It’s worth pausing on that for a second, because voting, contrary to popular opinion, doesn’t tend to change all that much as you age. Political scientists have consistently shown that who you vote for as a young person tends to define your voting patterns for the rest of your life. Thus, some people have concluded that the entire millennial generation has been “lost” to Republicans. (And if you think that they’ll change their minds because of Obama’s first-term struggles, think again: 60% blame his opponents for his inability to get anything done.)
Infographic Of The Day: The Blessing And Curse Of Being A Millennial
Millennials are well-educated, tech savvy, and independent. They’re also cursed by a bad economy. But all this might have a silver lining…
This Bike Could Save Your Life: An Infographic On The Massive Benefits Of Bicycling
Thomas Wolfe famously said that you can’t go home again. Each winter, millions of Americans prove the writer wrong (okay, yes, he meant it metaphorically). In this map, where they go—and how they get there—shows a lot about how Americans live and get from one place to another.
Infographic Of The Day: The Rebirth Of Apple’s Product Strategy
Feeding Everyone Will Take Every Inch Of The Planet
A new infographic video from WWF shows that we can grow enough food for everyone, it just won’t be pretty.