Is Everything Finite?

29 04 2009

Click on the image to see larger.  Read the centre circle for how to read the graphic.

Cautionary note from source:

However, reader beware, this graphic feels more like eye candy than real data. I’m no ecologist, but something about these numbers doesn’t seem quite right. Completely out of gold in the entire world in 45 years? No more indium (for LCDs) in 13 years? I don’t quite get the comparison between world consumption rate vs half of the US consumption rate. Why half?





Detroit – visual pain

22 04 2009

Check out this site, with links to images of a street in Detroit where 60 out of 66 homes are abandoned.  The street was fully inhabited as recently as 2006.  Must see to believe.  You’ll have to click on the images and then zoom in and scroll to the right.





How the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is Financing the United States debt

22 04 2009

Okay, a bit of an exaggeration, but do most Luxembourgers know they are lending $145,000 per capita to the United States?





China vs U.S.A. in Graphic Stats!

22 04 2009

Very cool, if somewhat confusing, graphic representation of statistical data comparing the world’s only super power to the world’s next super power.





Watch out for that Electronic Mail – looks like it’s a bit dangerous

21 04 2009





Latest Web Trend Map

10 04 2009

The Web Trend Map is a yearly publication by iA Inc.  It maps the 333 most influential Web domains and the 111 most influential Internet people onto the Tokyo metro map.  More information here.  Click on the map below for the much larger and readable version.





Do dogs go to Heaven? The latest intra-Christian debate explodes!

10 04 2009

Hilarious!

From http://nancyrommelmann.typepad.com/nancy_rommelmann/:

An exchange between two churches that face each other across a busy street in Castle Rock, Colorado.