Offbeat Infographics

The Rise of the Slacktivist

Slacktivist, a term coined by Dwight Ozard and Fred Clark in 1995, simply means “doing something in support of an issue or cause that requires minimal personal effort.” But, is there any value in slacktivism? Can 500,000 people on Twitter actually change something? Or is hitting the streets and protesting the only real way to cause social change? Sortable takes a look at the rise of slacktivism, and the power this movement has.

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The Most Expensive Liquids

Most people are unaware of the actual cost of printer ink. Did you know that you can buy 982 cartons of milk with the price of a gallon of printer ink? This infographic from Clickinks compares the cost of a gallon of printer ink to the cost of other common liquids.

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The Global Appeal of Angry Birds

Angry Birds – one of the most popular mobile games of all times. And if you are still sitting on the fence and want to know more info behind this addictive mobile game, this infographic published by AYTM Market Research may provide you the answers you need.

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How to Survive a Nuclear Holocaust

The events last year at the Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex in Japan brought into focus the very real danger of a nuclear holocaust. The following infographic by BestHealthDegrees.com presents some practical steps you can take to survive the danger posed by harmful nuclear radiation.

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15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

Engaging online writing is informal, conversational, and fun, but certain goofy mistakes just make you look silly… and not in a good way.This infographic published at Copyblogger and designed by BlueGlass looks at 15 of the most egregious grammar goofs.

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Geek vs Hipster

Geeks and hipsters – mortal enemies locked in an eternal struggle over irony versus earnestness. But just how different are these two personas? This infographic from Geeks are Sexy explores the issue.

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Leap Year: The Facts, Figures and Far-Out Families

2012 is a Leap Year meaning that we have one extra day in February to do whatever we want! But did you ever wonder why Leap Day falls in February? This infographic covers some of the weird and wacky things that have occurred on Leap Day. Learn how to mix up the famous Leap Day cocktail (must be 5 ¼ Leap Years old to enjoy), the history behind the holiday and the chances of being a leapling!

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Have You Ever…

Have you ever ridden a Segway? Have you ever posed nude for a public art display? How about have you ever saved a life? These and other interesting questions posed to some 80 million Hunch users in the infographic simply titled “Have You Ever…”

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The World’s Most Famous Funerals

North Korea has recently bid farewell to the Beloved Leader Kim Jong Il in a ceremony that was attended by over two million people in Pyongyang. This infographic from Confused.com looks at how it measures up to some of the more fondly remembered figures of the past century.

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