Almost certainly not. But a fantastic map by Mother Jones points out that nuclear power is all around us (okay, some of us).
Infographic of the Day
Nick Felton and Joey Flynn say that when creating a page to tell someone’s life story, you have to throw out the UI rulebook and study how people recount memories.
Kill your maps. They’re useless. What you need, says Vincent Meertens, a recent graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven, are time maps. “Everybody thinks in time rather than distance,” he tells Co.Design in an email. “That is what TimeMaps is about: putting time in a map and letting go of the distance.”
It might sound counterintuitive at first--a map that’s unconcerned with actual geography?--but think about the last time you had to get somewhere quickly in a foreign country or even your own city.
Thompson Holidays’s handy interactive timeline shows the evolution of different genres of western dance music, from traditional African songs to electro house.
Occupy Wall Street’s bête noire may be mathematically inevitable, according to a data visualization created by Swiss scientists.
Powered by fine-grained data viz, the Kickstarter-funded iOS app will tell you whether it will rain 8 minutes from now, not 8 days from now.
An intriguing infographic by Dan Zarella shows that links inserted near the front of tweets may get more clicks.
A simple experiment in helping out those doing DIY home repairs points the way to a new sort of retail model, centered around infographics.
Another wonderful visualization by Eric Fischer, depicting the languages in use around the world on Twitter.