Moments After This Animator Shared His Beautiful Video, His Girlfriend Said “YES!”

When Adam Rosenbaum decided to pop the question, he chose a format that is very close to our hearts. He created the charming animation below, sprinkled with important moments from he and his (now) fiance’s life together. We caught up with him to learn what went in to the very special moment.

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This Interactive Visualizes Every Important Supreme Court Ruling Since 1946

Last week’s controversial Hobby Lobby ruling sparking heated debate across the web. The furor over the decision inspired visual agency Column Five to visualize The Supreme Court Database in one easy to navigate interactive that tracks Supreme Court rulings from 1946 to present times.

Everything from segregation to life insurance benefits for adoptive siblings, it’s all there at the hover of your mouse. The interactive timeline feature allows you to quickly flip through rulings that have long been forgotten or taken for granted. Accompanying the timeline is a rich amount of information on each case just a click away, including whether the Court leaned more conservative or liberal during its particular time of operation:

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This is the Prettiest, Most Efficient World Cup Schedule Online

Over 32 teams will be going at it over the course of 64 matches in the 2014 World Cup starting today, which is arguably a ton of information to digest at a glance.

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This Casual Photo of an Empty Barn Window Looks Like an HDTV Ad

Just a few hours ago, Reddit user Statussliver put up an image with the following curious title: Took this picture of an empty barn window, Turned out looking like a picture on the wall.

Now the image sits on the front page of the Internet, the most popular picture of the moment.

Something about the perfectly lit dock floating above a clear lake, matched with the unobstructed lighting in the foreground of the barn’s shadowed walls truly gives off the effect of a picture on the wall…or as the top comment on IMGUR notes, “(it) Looks like a nature show on an HDTV.

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These Visualizations Show You How Earth Week Actions Actually Affect the Environment

The April 22nd annual celebration of Earth Day and subsequent Earth Week is always a worthy, worldwide demonstration of support for environmental protection.

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‘The Sound of Color’ Graphic Uses Daft Punk and Beyonce Albums to Help You Pick Paint For Your Home

We’ve all been there, a house with walls to paint and no design degree or aesthetic abilities to save our life (just me?). Does painting a wall red mean you’re an angry schmuck? Does blue mean you’re a chipper bird?

Luckily, the folks at Kelly-Moore Paints have come up with some thought-provoking graphics that aim to inspire color choices based on your favorite music. The pieces come together through a project titled The Sound of Color.

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Wine Disguised as a Bouquet of Flowers, and Other Beautiful Winners of the 2014 A’Design Award & Competition

 

In early February 2014, A’Design Award & Competition held a call for designer and business participants to compete in design spanning the categories of Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design; Packaging Design; Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Deisgn; Architecture, Building and Structure Design; Fashion, Apparel and Farment Design; and even Aerospace and Aircraft Design.

The response was immense, and the submissions incredible.

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Visualizing the Health Benefits of Pure Maple Syrup, and it’s Dramatic

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, the entire country of Canada and visual agency Column Five have come together to to convey the seemingly undervalued health benefits of pure maple syrup.

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Visualizing Data Behind the Billionaires of 2014

We’re three months into 2014, and the new roster of billionaires from around the world continues to evolve.

Just this year alone, we have seen 268 newly minted billionaires, 100 others fell from the list (the struggle is real) and 16 of them who passed away (struggle x2). The following infographic gives a visual abstract into the topic of being a billionaire in the year 2014.

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This Interactive Sochi Calendar Completely Reinvents How We Understand Scheduling

Calendars are a fairly well-understood, unquestioned form of linear organization. Rarely is the format questioned or challenged, but once you see this new interactive circular calendar produced by creative agency Column Five and hosted by SportsInteraction, you’ll wonder how you ever thought you’d understand the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics without it.

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