Category: Offbeat Infographics

Batkid Takes Media By Storm

Batkid Takes Media By Storm

April 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Where Do Blood Diamonds Come From?

Where Do Blood Diamonds Come From?

April 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Treasures Lost at Sea

Treasures Lost at Sea

April 16, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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.

The Light Fight HID, Fluorescent, & Induction Bulbs

The Light Fight HID, Fluorescent, & Induction Bulbs

April 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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

Emotional Intelligence

April 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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”.

Weird But True Aviation Facts

Weird But True Aviation Facts

April 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

If you like your facts weird and wonderful, Flightstore has collected some of the most unbelievable facts from the world of aviation for the following infographic. From money saving moves to an eating habit that will definitely leave you scratching your head, when it comes to the bizarre – you only have to look to the skies.

Man-Made Disasters: Our Own Fault

Man-Made Disasters: Our Own Fault

April 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Shedding Light on Daylight Saving Time

Shedding Light on Daylight Saving Time

April 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

What Does My Dream Mean?

What Does My Dream Mean?

March 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Vision Mythbusters

Vision Mythbusters

March 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

10 Most Common Places to Get a Tattoo

10 Most Common Places to Get a Tattoo

March 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Top 10 Pranks To Play On Friends In The Home

Top 10 Pranks To Play On Friends In The Home

March 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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!

Don’t Become The Walking Dead: How Meth Can Turn You Into A Walker

Don’t Become The Walking Dead: How Meth Can Turn You Into A Walker

March 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Hacking and Data Breaches: The Businesses of Stealing Information

Hacking and Data Breaches: The Businesses of Stealing Information

March 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.