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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

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 […]

The Descent into Debt Hell Infographic

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 […]

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.

50 Examples of Great Infographics Revisited

Francesco Mugnai has uploaded his 50 great examples of infographics to Closr.it to create an interactive panoramic graphic to explore.

Clinton Climate Initiative film by Superfad and Kontentreal

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 […]

Infographic Video on Sustainable Urban Growth

A new video is out from the Clinton Foundation that takes powerful imagery of urban waste and emissions, and combines it with infographic statistics of the details.  Created by superfad, it’s part of the Clinton Climate Initiative to propose a model for sustainable urban growth. See the video after the break.

Seasonal Flu vs Pandemic Flu Infographic Game

A new interactive infographic that works as a game aims to teach people about the similarities and differences between the seasonal Flu and the pandemic Flu (Avian, Swine, take your pick).  It’s an isometric game that borrows alot of it’s visuals from infographic theories. Here is a game that allows you to learn more about […]