Cool Infographics and Data Visualizations

How Amusement Parks Contribute to the Nation’s Economy [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

Summer is almost over and it’s back-to-school time for many. I can hear the cries of joy from so many parents, because they don’t have to worry about how to keep the little ones occupied any longer. Not only is it challenging to think of ways to keep them busy, but the costs of activities can break the bank. Check out this infographic by Turbo Tax on how much Americans spend sending their kiddies off to Amusement Parks during the summer.

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Apple: The Most Valuable Company Ever [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 | Posted in , ,

After almost filing for bankruptcy 16 years ago and Microsoft bailing them out, Apple is now the most valuable public company in history, worth nearly $637 billion. In fact, it has now surpassed Microsoft itself as the following infographic from Pronto will reveal.



Is College Getting Easier? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | Posted in , ,

With college students spending less time hitting the books than their ‘60s counterparts, but earning higher grades, the question begs to be asked whether a college education is getting easier, the standards are getting lower or technology is increasing the efficiency of today’s students?

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Is College Getting Easier?
Presented By: OnlineColleges.net

How to Become a Mobile App Developer [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | Posted in ,

Developing apps is a hot new job market that’s growing by leaps and bounds, which might leave you wondering how to break into the field.

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The Rise of Rock Music Festivals [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 | Posted in , ,

This infographic by EquipSupply.com takes a look at a few of the top festival names in history showcasing interesting facts. You will also get to know the festival goer a bit better with the some little known facts about the average festival goer.
Take a walk through time to look at the good, the bad, and the ugly of these events and what made these events so popular.

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Music Festivals Infographic

The Business Marketers’ Guide to Instagram [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Instagram is on the bullet train for total photo-marketing domination, and with its user base expanding faster than the universe, it provides a cornucopia of opportunity for B2B marketing. Its simplicity allows for a wide variety of applications and it is quickly becoming an essential element to any successful visual content marketing strategy.

In this infographic Marketo explore the budding social photo-sharing site turned marketing platform and how it can give your company an edge in generating leads and promoting your brand.

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The Most Influential People Made in the USA [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012 | Posted in

The following infographic from Victor Pest Control takes a look at some of the world’s most influential people, all of who were “Made in the USA.”Learn who has made significant impacts on history both nationally and globally.

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The Internet: A Decade Later [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | Posted in ,

It’s no surprise that the Internet has come a long way in the last decade (2002 – 2012), and this infographic from maylor.net reveals just how much it has grown and evolved. Some of these facts might be staggering but I’m sure won’t shock anyone.



Masters of Tax Evasion [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | Posted in ,

How come that a big company like Apple pay a very low tax despite of having a vast amount of profit each year? Is there really a tax evasion here? Well, check the infographic below and see what's happening.

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Masters of Tax Evasion
Via: Mastersdegreeonline

Napping [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 | Posted in ,

This beautiful inforgraphic by Visual.ly gives you all the factoids about napping you could ever want.

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The Good Grade Pill [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 | Posted in , ,

The New York Times explored the increasing use of "study drugs" by teens to help improve grades--they report that up to 40% of American students are illegaly taking drugs like Adderal, usually subscribed for ADD and ADHD, to stay awake, study longer, and stay focused.

Here is an infographic adapted from this research exploring what the drugs are, where students obtain them, and the drugs' effects, both short- and long-term.

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The Good Grade Pill
From: OnlineDegrees.org

Are Prescription Drugs Taking Over The Classroom? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | Posted in ,

Doping to win the big race is considered taboo by most college kids, but doping to make the grade is becoming more and more common without the same censure.

This infographic from Allied World Health takes a look at the growing use of drugs on campus to get ahead, the same drugs so many were concerned started taking over elementary classrooms years ago.

Are Prescription Drugs Taking Over The Classroom?

Olympic Medalists Set to Cash in on London 2012 [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | Posted in ,

Since 1992, athletes have been allowed to accept cash awards from their governments, national olympic committees or private foundations that are their partners.


Via Visual.ly

Social Media and College Admissions [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 | Posted in ,

Social media outlets such as Facebook and YouTube are actively being used by college admission offices to not only recruit students but also check up on future prospects to see if they truly make the grade.

Social Media and College Admissions
Presented by: OnlineColleges.net

Clocking in From the Couch [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Always dreamed of working from home or considering letting your employees do so? While a higher percentage of people still believe they’re still more productive in an office environment, those who believe home is the place to be aren’t far behind, even if many bosses are still hesitant about letting them do so.

The Degree 360 has a number of interesting stats about this growing trend , but perhaps the most comforting is that most aren’t doing it in the buff (or so they claim).

Clocking in from the Couch
Courtesy of: Online Degrees

Things That Can Affect The Skin [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 | Posted in ,

Apart from any inherited factors that determine what type of skin you have, there are many factors that affect the way your skin looks and feels. In the following infographic, published by HealthySkinSolutions, learn what these factors are and how they affect the skin is important if your goal is to keep your skin looking and feeling its best for as long as possible.

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Great White Shark Cage Diving Hotspots of the World [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, August 07, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

Discover where in the world you can come face to face with a great white shark, that is if you are brave enough. The infographic below from Marine Dynamics Shark Tours compares the few places in the world offering shark cage diving with great whites, and will help you decide where you would like to experience this life changing experience.

Great White Shark Cage Diving Hotspots of the World - Infographic

The Greatest Books of All Time [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, August 06, 2012 | Posted in ,

When 125 great writers were asked which authors had earned their homage, they had plenty of suggestions; in fact, enough to fill the book The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books. Since we don’t have space to feature all 544 works mentioned, we’ll stick to this short and sweet infographic from Flavorwire highlighting the best of the best.

The Cost of Being Batman [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, August 03, 2012 | Posted in ,

We've all wanted to be Batman at one time or another, but how much would it cost to actually become Batman?

Of all the superheroes, Batman's wealth is significantly larger than most - with the possible exception of Tony Stark aka Iron Man. Wayne Manor costs $600,000,000 alone with an annual running cost of $37,000. Top that off with $80 million worth of vehicles and a stockpile of weapons totalling more than $10,000 and you will have to save pretty hard to afford to become Batman.

Courtesy of MoneySuperMarket, the inforgraphic fields some best estimates on how much it costs to pull off the whole saving-Gotham gig. From tear gas to training costs, it’s not cheap being the Dark Knight.



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Don’t Let Sports Injuries Break Your Back! [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people—especially athletes—visit doctors. Some sort of injury is almost inevitable for any athlete; even young, healthy athletes have a 25% chance of getting one. Sports injuries are always a threat, but with the Olympics underway, now’s a perfect time to bring them into the spotlight.

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Via Back Pain Relief

Women Business Owners are Powering Tomorrow [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2012 | Posted in ,

This infographic depicts what is happening among women entrepreneurs on their journey as women business owners and it was created to be shared with all business owners and advocates.

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From American Express OPEN Forum via Visual.ly.

London Olympics 2012 at a Glance [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | Posted in ,

Here comes the London Olympics, 2012! 63,000 people involved in staging this Olympics! Interesting facts and amazing figures about this Olympic Games. Check out this cool Infographic designed by InfoGraphic Design Team and feel the thrill.

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Largest Payouts in Sports [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | Posted in ,

In most sports, the big money is in the personal contracts. But there is still a lot of prize money to be had for the victors in tournaments and other official events. Even the losers can walk away with millions. We've broken down the payments for the ten highest paying sporting events, based on a list compiled by Forbes.

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Via Visual.ly