May 23, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
You have probably heard the stories about sharks attacking humans. You may have even watched one of the popular movies about shark attacks. If you go swimming in the ocean what are the odds that a shark will actually attack you? Should you be afraid to go swimming in the ocean? The real facts about shark attacks just might surprise you. Check out the infographic from BuellWetsuits.com below to learn more about shark attacks.
May 22, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
Spawned from the union of yesterday’s memes and obsessive technophiles, the mythical empire of geekdom has been steadily expanding for decades, evolving and diversifying at each turn. Though hailing from different territories of geek, each new variety marches under the same banner.
May 18, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
How safe is your neighborhood? Do you know? A new infographic has detailed the burglary hotspots across the UK, which seem to mainly be in London and Yorkshire! The infographic also looks at the behavior of criminals in the UK. For example, did you know that 44% of burglaries happen during the day?
May 17, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
What would it be like to live in a world without laws? Pretty chaotic huh? So we need laws but some law are just ridiculous. This infographic, published by Prism Casino, brings you confirmed, real laws from around the world that are so silly you’ve probably never thought possible.
May 11, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
Winning the biggest, juiciest bingo jackpot is every player’s dream. The same applies with Lotto. Whenever you buy a lotto ticket or a bingo card, all your hopes are placed in just one thought: hitting the big prize. However, the ugly truth is that both winners and losers are almost entirely determined by Lady Luck, no matter the strategy of your choice. This infographic looks at the top 10 lotto and bingo winners of all time.
May 8, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
The actual “wrapper” of a cigar is the outermost portion of the cigar and is typically made from the larger, lower leaves of the tobacco plant. Wrapping around the cigar filler, the wrapper is what actually binds the cigar together and helps to determine the overall flavor. This infographic identifies different types of cigar wrappers and how they affect the cigar smoking experience.
May 7, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
In honor of the release of the “first big blockbuster of the summer,” The Avengers, Lemon.ly asked its Twitter followers to rank the six avengers across five different superhero categories. According to the comic book experts, here are the results.
May 3, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
It is said that birthstones came to be when the Jewish historian Josephus made a connection between the twelve stones on Aaron’s breastplate and the twelve months in a year and its respective Zodiac Signs. This at least, is one of the more popular background stories on its Western origin, but there are at least a dozen others claiming to have propagated the idea of birthstones.
Apr 25, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
This week marks Silver Surfer Week in the UK, an initiative that aims to encourage more older people to use the internet. To celebrate, Plusnet has put together an infographic showing the ways users over 50 are using the web, particularly in social networking and shopping online.
Apr 20, 2012 | Offbeat Infographics
Peace-out. Booty-licious. Brewskie. These are just a few of many funny slang words and phrases that have been used over the past two decades. This infographic from Skybox Creative takes a humorous look at some of the most popular ones.