Posts tagged infographics

DataViz: How much each country’s residents spend on food as a percentage of income (via digg):

Kind of revealing actually.

DataViz: How much each country’s residents spend on food as a percentage of income (via digg):

Kind of revealing actually.

Which musicians have topped the charts the most over the past 10 years?  This Nielsen infographic shows the best sellers since 2004 and their top singles.

Which musicians have topped the charts the most over the past 10 years?  This Nielsen infographic shows the best sellers since 2004 and their top singles.

Recently I started noticing that I’ve grown a little older than many of the athletes I cheer on.  And according to this tool by Deadspin, I am older than most professional athletes/
Feel old for yourself using the “How many athletes are older than you?" tool…

Recently I started noticing that I’ve grown a little older than many of the athletes I cheer on.  And according to this tool by Deadspin, I am older than most professional athletes/

Feel old for yourself using the “How many athletes are older than you?" tool…

With blockbuster film seaosn nearly upon us, here are some classic action movie one-liners diagramed…
via popchartlab:

Kick open the door to summer blockbuster season with these sentence diagrams of classic action-hero one-liners! Buckle up for a high-octane thrill ride/scholarly semantic breakdown of the florid poetry of these gun-toting, glass-smashing, walloping wordsmiths.

With blockbuster film seaosn nearly upon us, here are some classic action movie one-liners diagramed…

via popchartlab:

Kick open the door to summer blockbuster season with these sentence diagrams of classic action-hero one-liners! Buckle up for a high-octane thrill ride/scholarly semantic breakdown of the florid poetry of these gun-toting, glass-smashing, walloping wordsmiths.

Despite a record number of TV channels received in TV households- 189 channels, up from 129 in 2008, the average American tunes in to just 17 channels.

Despite a record number of TV channels received in TV households- 189 channels, up from 129 in 2008, the average American tunes in to just 17 channels.

How long will it take to binge-watch your favorite show on Netflix?  Use this handy infographic to find out.
via popchartlab:

digg:

Literally life changing.

Extremely useful infographic for those of us that truly (but y’know, not really) value our free time.

How long will it take to binge-watch your favorite show on Netflix?  Use this handy infographic to find out.

via popchartlab:

digg:

Literally life changing.

Extremely useful infographic for those of us that truly (but y’know, not really) value our free time.

The Best (and Worst) NBA Teams on Facebook according to social media
via theatlantic:

The NBA playoffs have begun. The emotions of millions are at stake every night.
But NBA franchises are also businesses, and those businesses depend on fans buying into the team, both literally and figuratively. And now, Facebook is the dominant place where those fans perform their identities online. The franchise Facebook page has become a key indicator of business health. 
So, Spanish researchers at the University of Extremadura decided to create a tool that would let them at least quasi-objectively rank teams’ Facebook presences. 
"Social media provide a unique and strategic means for sport teams to enhance brand management, encourage social interactions among fans, promote ticket sales, and cultivate a more favorable online experience," writes the research team, led by Francisco Javier Miranda in the International Journal of Sports Communication.
The list Miranda’s team compiled is interesting, too, because of how it intersects with the performance of the teams on the court.

Read more.[Image: Alexis Madrigal, data from Miranda et al]

The Best (and Worst) NBA Teams on Facebook according to social media

via theatlantic:

The NBA playoffs have begun. The emotions of millions are at stake every night.

But NBA franchises are also businesses, and those businesses depend on fans buying into the team, both literally and figuratively. And now, Facebook is the dominant place where those fans perform their identities online. The franchise Facebook page has become a key indicator of business health. 

So, Spanish researchers at the University of Extremadura decided to create a tool that would let them at least quasi-objectively rank teams’ Facebook presences. 

"Social media provide a unique and strategic means for sport teams to enhance brand management, encourage social interactions among fans, promote ticket sales, and cultivate a more favorable online experience," writes the research team, led by Francisco Javier Miranda in the International Journal of Sports Communication.

The list Miranda’s team compiled is interesting, too, because of how it intersects with the performance of the teams on the court.

Read more.[Image: Alexis Madrigal, data from Miranda et al]

Exploring the issue of Mass Incarceration in the U.S.

The most popular band names (at least those touring through London)

The most popular band names (at least those touring through London)