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The Best American Infographics

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“The same forces that have made it possible for infographics to proliferate have also made us hungry for them. We are deluged with information, and infographics promise to make sense of it… the best of them bring clarity, answering urgent questions and making us think.” —Gareth Cook (from The Best American Infographics 2013) I’m happy [...]

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Behind the Curtain at Malofiej—Mecca for Visual Journalists

Reviewing entries for Malofiej's 21st infographic competition.

On Saturday, March 8, I arrived in Pamplona, Spain, a familiar destination for many in the information graphics community. Pamplona isn’t the easiest destination in Spain to reach—from anywhere, really. But that seems to have become part of the point. It’s an annual pilgrimage for many visual journalists. And pilgrimages shouldn’t be too easy. This [...]

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The Best American Infographics

“The same forces that have made it possible for infographics to proliferate have also made us hungry for them. We are deluged with information, and infographics promise to make sense of it… the best of them bring clarity, answering urgent questions and making us think.” —Gareth Cook (from The Best American Infographics 2013) I’m happy [...]

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Behind the Curtain at Malofiej—Mecca for Visual Journalists

On Saturday, March 8, I arrived in Pamplona, Spain, a familiar destination for many in the information graphics community. Pamplona isn’t the easiest destination in Spain to reach—from anywhere, really. But that seems to have become part of the point. It’s an annual pilgrimage for many visual journalists. And pilgrimages shouldn’t be too easy. This [...]

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An Interactive Scale of Everything in the Universe

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This infographic may look modest, but it is nothing short of exceptional. A few days ago, I posted it to Twitter and it seems at least the Twittersphere agrees. Now the graphic is up on Visual.ly with an embed button, so of course I had to pass it along! Truly an awesome graphic in scope [...]

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Infographic: Fire Safety Buzzkill

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Related: Worse Than Bedbugs, It’s the Couch Itself – on the Guest Blog by Kalliopi Monoyios The Environmental Fallout of Greener Buildings – on the Guest Blog by Kalliopi Monoyios Learn more at: Green Science Policy Institute: www.greensciencepolicy.org Center for Environmental Research & Children’s Health: cerch.org Silent Spring Institute: silentspring.org Recent peer-review articles on the [...]

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Hello!? This is Your Conscience Speaking…

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Good ol’ visual.ly. They always know how to ruin a perfectly good Thanksgiving binge! I wonder where mom’s pecan pie fits in… by visually.Browse more infographics.

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Hey, how’d they get those men on Mars?

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When Curiosity landed three weeks ago today, many news stories were quick to point out it is the biggest rover to date. They said it’s car-sized. But what does that mean – are we talking a Hummer or a Mini? And how did its predecessors measure up? While snooping around NASA’s Mars mission sites, I [...]

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Visual.ly Compelling Infographics

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There’s an interesting website that just launched recently that focuses on the infographic. It’s called Visual.ly, and one of its goals is to provide a platform for designers to upload their best infographics and get noticed. It’s an interesting concept that, among other things, makes for a great procrastination tool as you sift through their [...]

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