How many Christmas cards are sent each year? Which states produce the most Christmas trees? What are some of the most popular Christmas traditions? This infographic, from the History Channel, looks to answer those questions and more.
Most Americans can probably easily rattle off the 12 days of Christmas. The song recounts someone giving their significant other some incredibly odd gifts for the course of 12 days during Christmas time. I’m not sure what use I personally would have with “six geese a laying” or “seven swans a swimming” but I’m sure […]
Across the world, Christmas is celebrated in a multitude of rich and cherished traditions. Their origins are wonderfully varied, emerging out of cultures and beliefs throughout history. This illustrated timeline, brought to you by Balsam Hill, captures the flow of some of the most popular Christmas traditions and figures and traces their simple lineage from […]
Christmas 2010: Rockefeller Center switches on its towering holiday gift to New York: a 74-foot spruce draped with 30,000 lights and 5 miles of wire. But New York’s tree is not actually the biggest or the brightest on the block. If you’re looking for the tallest tree in America, visit Phoenix. Looking for the heaviest? Hitch […]
Hello Readers: After traveling for a few weeks from Arizona to New York, then New York to Paris and back, and then New York back to Arizona, I am bushed! I decided to have some fun for the next week and have seven days of Christmas infographics. My first one is in honor of one […]
Every evening, I search the Web to try and find you interesting data visualizations and infographics to discuss. I often find myself thankful in my daily work life that I don’t have to deal with topics related to politics, tragedy, and other less pleasant topics. This infographic I am going to discuss today unfortunately deals […]