Category: Offbeat Infographics
When news began to spread about little Miles Scott’s wish to become Batkid through the Make-A-Wish Program, no one new how big it would become. The city of San Francisco was transformed into Gotham City and while he melted the world’s hearts, Batkid took both print and social media by storm.
Diamonds are a girls best friend, right? But where do these shiny gems come from and what exactly is a “blood diamond?” This infographic from Masters-in-Business.net takes a look at this ongoing issue.
You’ve seen the movies, you’ve read the stories, and you’ve dreamed the dreams about finding sunken treasure, but have you ever spent time learning about what hidden gems actually exist at the bottom of the sea? In the following infographic, Self Storage Finders presents a handful of documented and unconfirmed treasures that are currently sitting on the ocean floor just waiting to be scooped up by lucky and relentless treasure hunters.
Not all lighting is created equal. With today’s industrial strip lights and commercial need for efficiency and durability, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of each type before replacing or installing new lighting. To help you choose, the folks at warehouse-lighting.com have staged a light fight in this infographic to see what kind of commercial lighting comes out on top.
Emotional intelligence (EI) is briefly defined as the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups. The term was first introduced in 1985 by Wayne Payne in his doctoral dissertation entitled “A Study of Emotion: Developing Emotional Intelligence”.
It seems that there is always something terrible to read about in the news. Each disaster is accompanied by large amounts of money that are needed to fix the problem, and it appears that the “hole” of tragedy and debt is always growing. This infographic shows the impact man-made disasters have had, and it is interesting to see that they have had a larger impact than natural disasters.
With Daylight Saving Time recently taking place, several questions are asked every year. To answer all these questions, Tempur created an infographic explaining it all. Included are some tips to make sure you are prepared for the leap forward and to make sure you adjust to the shorter nights ahead.
Dreams are mysterious yet immensely interesting. The folks at Carpetright have put together the following infographic that takes a look at the facts and meanings behind your dreams.
MythBusters is a show dedicated to uncovering the truths and falsehoods behind myths, urban legends and the unknown. Using carefully controlled experiments and basic scientific principles, MythBusters delivers the answers we’re all looking for – even for questions many of us haven’t ever considered. Zenni Optical has done some research of their own. They set out to get to the bottom of some of the most popular vision and eyewear-related myths.
Choosing the right place on your body to position a tattoo can be just as important as picking the right design. This infographic from takes a look at the ten most common places on the body where people are inked.
Terrys Blinds has put together these top 10 practical pranks to play on your friends and family at home. You’re sure to be filled with some mischievous plans to plot before the day arrives with plenty to choose from flaming hot tooth paste, bubble wrap in the toilet, to sneakily posting sticky notes on everything you can find from the kids to even the cat!
The following infographic from Morningside Recovery compares the effects of meth on addicts to the walkers on The Walking Dead. While it brings attention to the meth epidemic issue in the US, it’s also fun and something all Walking Dead fans may enjoy.
As hackers become increasingly sophisticated, technology struggles to keep up with the security necessary for our private information. This infographic from CNI displays some staggering numbers from the past 9 years of records as kept by the ID Theft Center, how hackers make money off of what they steal, as well as what you can do to prevent your data from being stolen.