makes infographics [index
] covering chemistry basics
and the chemistry behind every day phenomena, like the aroma of books
, and cell phones
. In time for the 4th of July, the chemistry behind fireworks: gunpowder
Over on tumblr
, Compound Interest answers questions about chemistry
, dispels myths (glowsticks
), promotes science (bad science
, the dose makes the poison
) and other... things
Compound Interest has also teamed up with the American Chemical Society to make videos (why does bacon smell so good?
). [more inside]
posted by bobobox
on Jul 3, 2014 -
Which country has the highest gambling losses as a percentage of GDP? Which US states have the most skewed gender ratios among single adults? Which countries have the highest minimum wage to median wage ratio? How many hours per day does the average American full-time worker spend sleeping and working? Which US state's residents spent the most on lottery tickets as a percentage of their personal income? Which US state had the highest percentage of seniors with no natural teeth? Answers to all these questions and more at Bloomberg Best & Worst
posted by pravit
on May 22, 2013 -
It's Census time in Australia. Watch Australians age, lose religion and get divorced with these interactive infographics
based on historical data. Then play with the Australian Bureau of Statistics' neat tool
that puts a personal touch on the data. [more inside]
posted by puffl
on Aug 9, 2011 -
Every year since 2005, Nicholas Feltron has logged the progress of his life – his meals, locations, conversations, pets, travel, everything – in minute and exacting detail, summarizing his activities in what he calls "Annual Reports" featuring beautiful infographics
Last year, Feltron's father died. Rather than talking about himself for the 2010 Annual Report, Feltron memorialized the entire life of his father
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul
on Jul 14, 2011 -
Informative infographics on a variety
of topics. For example, food
: "There are many types of food, some of which are pies, the rest of which should be pies." And DNA
: "Humans and computers share 95% of the same DNA."
posted by kmz
on Nov 20, 2010 -
, patron saint of information visualization, is auctioning off his sizeable library of rare books, including major works in the history of science and statistical graphics. Christies auction catalogue is available for your perusal
. First edition Isaac Newton, anyone?
posted by krunk
on Nov 10, 2010 -
Where does my tax money go?
From USA Today, a calculator and graph that lets you enter your salary and shows you how your tax dollars are spent. You can also change the year shown, so that you can compare now and then.
posted by OmieWise
on Feb 3, 2010 -