Archive for category Society & Culture

The Evolutionary Tree of Religion (Simon E. Davies)

What It Shows

This is a timeline infographic mapping the evolution of various religious lines, organized geographically.
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TOMS: Giving Back, One for One (Autism United)

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This infographic gives some background about the lack of footwear and visual impairment problems that exist in developing nations, and the TOMS program that, through numerous partnerships, is working towards solving these problems.
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Mapping America (Matthew Block, Shan Carter, Alan McLean)

What It Shows

This interactive infographic lets you visually explore race, ethnicity, income, home value, and education level – census data, basically – across block of every city in the US. Seriously. Color-coded for easy big picture, mouse over a given block for its data.
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Visualizing How a Population Grows to 7 Billion (Adam Cole & Maggie Starbard)

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This video infographic gives a broad overview of how the world’s population skyrocketed from 0.3 billion a thousand years ago to 1 billion 200 years ago, and then in that 200 years from 1 billion to 7 billion today.
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The Boardwalk Empire (TravelInsurance.org)

What It Shows

This infographic gives somewhat of a geographical and historical overview of New Jersey’s Atlantic City and its “Boardwalk Empire”, whose prohibition-era antics inspired the recent HBO hit of the same name. It’s more than just the game Monopoly.
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What Is The Difference? (Metrobest)

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This infographic shows that despite our feelings of arrogance, in many ways humans are not more special than other animals, by showing the traits we share: tool use, long term memory, counting, self awareness, culture, emotions, complex communication, and sense of humor.
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Transgender (Charlie Rocket)

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This infographic breaks down statistics associated with transgendered people, including the percentage of the population who are transgendered, numbers for abuse and self abuse, and more.
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What Are the Hardest Languages to Learn? (VOXY)

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This infographic shows the time taken (and thus approximate difficulty) and amount of speakers (and thus approximate value) to learn foreign languages, for an English-speaker.
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Mean Happiness (GOOD & Open)

What It Shows

This infographic uses smiley faces to compare happiness levels between various countries.
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Why Do Freeways Come to a Stop (Stephen J. Beard & Rich Exner)

What It Shows

This infographic shows how a simple driving error creates a chain reaction of congestion on the road.
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