Most of us have heard the thought-provoking words by Environmentalist Terri Swearingen, “We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to.” Some are moved to make changes; others just shrug thinking “They’ll figure something out.” But what if scientists are right and the polar ice caps do melt and cause the seas to flood the lands? What might the world look like? Oregon based artist Josh Keyes shares his predictions in a unique, textbook diagram style. His paintings show cross section slices through possible future scenes with land animals wading through water next to an octopus, 3 headed tigers, and circus animals roaming the graffitied streets. [Read more...]
Are you a designer away from your MacBook? Do you steal pens and napkins to draw pie charts? Next time you find yourself in the wild and far from Illustrator you should definitely pack one of these genius kits. Looking like a designers DIY Happy Meal this “Home-Made Visualization Toolkit” by Jose Duarte will have you comparing stats in no time. [Read more...]
Assassination is defined as “murdering a usually prominent person by sudden or secret attack often for political reasons.” As this graphic clearly shows, the dawning 21st century is hardly immune from this violent means of influence, tactics being everything from gun violence to radioactive poisoning. Illustrating some notable murders since the year 2000, this map also highlights countries that have seen political assassination as an annual event.
Infographic by Column Five for Good.is