This infographic was created by Adolfo Arranz from The South China Morning Post. A ban was imposed in 1989 banning the international trade in ivory to reverse a rapid decline in the population of African elephants. But to no avail. Illegal hunting and killing of elephants remains a sad reality in Africa despite the ban. Here […]

Saw this on Facebook posted by Charles Apple from the Orange County Register. Notre Dame plays Southern Cal for the 85th time this weekend. For yesterday’s Focus page (October 18, 2013), Kurt Snibbe recaps their first meeting in 1926.

Source. http://www.impactlab.net Reversed Map with Southern Hemisphere at Top of Map (because position of North is arbitrary) Maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers. This collection of maps aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you […]

Photo by Jesse Means Note: This is first from Pete Warden’s Blog titled Why You Should Never Trust a Data Scientist and then John Burn-Murdoch‘s article in The Guardian Why you should never trust a data visualization. I encourage you to first read Pete’s blog and then come back and read John’s article below. Best […]

Futurist Nikola Tesla, seen here at age 34 in 1890, is the inventor of the Tesla coil and alternating current machinery. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. In honor of inventor Nikola Tesla‘s 157th birthday, we’ve turned to two Tesla experts and historians to help us compile a list of interesting facts you probably never knew about […]

As we welcome another fresh week, it’s time to take a journey into the past of information design, with our regular selection of vintage maps, charts and graphs. [SOURCE] This will be a new series I will blog a few times a month about.

How you are unlikely to die ON FEBRUARY 15th DA14, an asteroid 45 metres across, sailed past the Earth at 7.8km a second (4.9 miles a second). At just 27,700km away, it is well within the range of communication satellites. It was the closest encounter on record with an asteroid this big. In 1908 an asteroid estimated […]