Posts Tagged ‘infographic’
As of this afternoon, 52 banks have failed in 2009, 7 just today. Over at Portal Seven they’ve merged the full list of failures with Google Maps to create a map showing all the banks, and a few other interesting graphics. Portal Seven – Failed Banks List, Failed Banks Map, 2009.
It’s no secret that Iraq has a huge natural gas and oil supply, and it’s one of the main things that keeps the region in unrest. Recently, they’ve attempted to sell rights to the fields, largely unsuccessfully. The fields would yield huge supplies, but the companies bidding only receive any profits on barrels beyond the […]
A interactive infographic is up on the Wall Stree Journal website graphic unemployment figures back to 1948. Rows indicate months (top row in January, bottom row is December), and columns indicate years (left is 1948, right is 2009). The colors indicate percentage unemployment (green is 2%, red is 11%). That red strip in the middle […]
UsaSpending.gov has rolled out a new visualization tool aimed to show Federal spending in the IT sector. Separating it into the various federal branches (DOD, DOJ, DHS, etc), they then let you look at the various expenditures. The expenditures (or investments) are separated into “Normal”, “Needs Attention”, and “Significant concerns” (the green, yellow, and red […]
Mint.com has a humorous, but educational, infographic about just how easy it is to become overwhelmed by credit card debt. When used wisely, credit cards can be the cornerstone of a sound financial strategy. A solid credit history makes you a good credit risk and that in turn allows you to purchase the necessities of […]
The New York Times has published an interactive infographic of the recently deceased Micheal Jackson’s billboard rankings, comparing it to the rankings of such stars as the Beatles, U2, and Usher. They plot the billboard ranking on a logarithmic scale for all of the stars, with a background of MJ’s greatest hits. Jackson’s Billboard Rankings […]
Found this neat chart of the DUSEL, Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory, at Homestake showing the 8000-feet below sea level construction they are proposing. Divided into three sections, the Shallow Labs, Mid-level labs, and Deep Campus labs, they aim to conduct experiments at the lowest levels that are highly susceptible to cosmic radiation. 8000 […]
The interesting history of the bitter rivalry between Butter and Margarine from "The Friends of Butter" campaign.
A map showing the density of four-year universities and colleges by U.S. state with Fall 2007 acceptance rates and 2008-09 tuition and fees.
GOOD Magazine visualizes the world's largest bankruptcies as sinking ships, sorted by size and sector, to powerful effect.
Francesco Mugnai has uploaded his 50 great examples of infographics to Closr.it to create an interactive panoramic graphic to explore.
We’ve mentioned the Clinton Climate Initiative film before, but a new press release has come out indicating that the film was made by Kontentreal and Superfad. “Climate Positive” highlights the impetus for the project, its inspiration and goals. It was directed and produced by kontentreal, the documentary film and strategic entertainment company that previously collaborated […]