Posts Tagged ‘infographic’

Graphical History of the American Flag

Another great Independence Day find from Mike Wirth, courtesy of Cool Infographics. A great infographic for America’s Independence Day from Mike Wirth. The graphical history of the American Flag shows a circular timeline of when changes were made over the years and when stars were added. I love additional information Mike included like the official […]

Happy Fourth of July

From all of us here at VizWorld, have a happy July 4th and enjoy these two nice infographics on how Fireworks Work. Oooooooh! Ahhhhhhhhh! – Chart Porn.

Failed Banks Map of 2009

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.

Iraq’s oil & gas supplies, visualized

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 […]

Unemployment Infographic from Wall Street Journal

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 […]

Federal IT Dashboard Visualization 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 […]

The Descent into Debt Hell Infographic 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 […]

Micheal Jackson’s Billboard Rankings Over Time

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 […]

The Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab

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 […]

Butter & Marge: A Tale of Two Spreads

The interesting history of the bitter rivalry between Butter and Margarine from "The Friends of Butter" campaign.

College In America

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.

The Largest Bankruptcies in History Visualization

GOOD Magazine visualizes the world's largest bankruptcies as sinking ships, sorted by size and sector, to powerful effect.