Cool Infographics and Data Visualizations

Marvel Vs. DC At The Box Office [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

Which is better Marvel or DC comics? This is one of the oldest and most well known ongoing arguments among comic book fans. We thought we’d take another look at this debate by comparing both of their movie performances at the U.S. box office over the last fifty years and totaling up the dollar receipts on a 2012 inflation adjusted basis. But depending on how you look at it, either of them could be determined triumphant in this analysis as one of them has taken more in total at the box office, while the other has taken more on average per movie. And here it is, all of the mainstream character movies of both Marvel & DC at the U.S. box office since Batman ‘The Movie’ was first released in 1966.

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How the iPhone 5 Has Affected the Smartphone Market [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | Posted in , ,

AYTM Research has conducted a detailed market research study of the smartphone market as it stands now towards the end of 2012, and created the following infographic which examines what consumers looking to get a new smart phone are most interested in, particularly looking at the iPhone market. I was surprised to learn just how many people do own a smart phone (73%) and that Android has a larger market share than the iPhone (40% to 23%). How do you, the reader, fall into this study? As for me, I’m keeping my current Android smart phone.

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Gaming in the Classroom - [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Gaming, wikis, blogs, social media, interactive polls and QR codes: just some of the technologies that teachers are bringing into the classroom. The dizzying pace of tech evolutions offers some challenges as teachers and administrators race to keep up with the latest tools. The research discussed here shows the payoff for schools that become “friends” with educational gaming. Experiments show how technology supports learning, with the potential to increase student engagement and motivation. Games target all kinds of subjects and age groups, with different types of gaming from strategy to simulations to hard-core curriculum topics. Teachers can access an arsenal of tools, from game consoles to laptops to smartphones. Check this infographic out to see how technology can support learning.

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3 Cents For Sex [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 | Posted in ,

Children should have the right to live a happy, healthy life. In some areas, a healthy and happy life is not possible. At an early age when American children are in school learning, Liberian children are often encouraged by their parents to work the streets for money. A better lifestyle is possible, but only if children have the opportunity to become educated. Check out this infographic to see the devastating effects of the lack of education in Liberia.

3 Cents For Sex
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How to Observe the Moon [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012 | Posted in ,

The Earth’s satellite is a spectacular sight even with the naked eye. With a small telescope or pair of binoculars, the view is even more amazing. Dark, flat plains called maria, deep craters and bright rays of ejected material pepper the rugged surface. Check out this infographic all about how to observe the moon from Space.com, and make the most of the night.

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Source SPACE.com

The Cost of a Road Trip to the Top 10 U.S. Vacation Cities [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Wondering if you could afford to pack up and leave an awesome road trip to the best vacation cities in the US? This infographic breaks down the cost of a 25-day road trip including the price of gas, food and lodging. We’ve also included some tips for saving money on your trip. The top 10 U.S. vacation cities are based on 2012 a poll from U.S. News Travel and excludes cities not in the continental United States. Fun fact: 3 of the top 10 US vacations spots are in California: San Diego, Yosemite and San Francisco!

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How to Get Your Car Stolen [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | Posted in , ,

This quirky infographic comes from CarInsurance.org, a site that specializes in comparing and finding insurance rates. It has some useful statistics and insight into car theft today. Helpful for car owners and people looking for auto insurance.

How to Get Your Car Stolen

The Failed War on Drugs [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 | Posted in , ,

After four decades, the US has spent $1 trillion on a war that has done little to halt the flow of drugs into the country, yet has increased taxpayers costs year after year.

Failed War On Drugs

iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S vs. Samsung Galaxy S3 [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

The iPhone 5 was finally announced last week, aside from a new design, the phone is full of new features as well. Some might have been disappointed, when comparing the iPhone 5 to the 4S and some also mentioned concern that Apple was playing catch-up to their competition with the release. Since the iPhone 5 releases this coming Friday, the below infographic gives a great overview of how the smartphone compares to the iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S3.


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Top 5 Most Amazing Feats of Ancient Engineering [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, September 14, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Want to build a giant stone structure? That’s no problem thanks to today’s heavy equipment and modern building practices. But imagine the work that went into building some of the engineering wonders of the ancient world. Engineering Management show us five of the most amazing feats of ancient engineering.

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Top 5 Most Amazing Feats of Ancient Engineering

The Truth About College Binge Drinking [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 | Posted in , , , ,

Did you know that 4 out of 5 college students drink and at most colleges 40% of students report binge drinking? Check out this infographic about binge drinking and the motivations behind it.

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The Truth About College Binge Drinking
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Can a Degree Get You Through a Recession? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | Posted in ,

With all the talk of rising tuitions and questions about whether or not a college degree is really worth the cost in today’s economy, it’s important to look at how that piece of paper does a body good when the storm clouds of economic downturns loom.

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Can a Degree Get You Through a Recession?
Compiled By: OnlineColleges.net

The Anatomy Of A CEO [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Posted in , ,

What makes a CEO tick? Are they born, are they made, or is it a mixture of both? Below we explore what traits chief executives have in common, what experience they share, and how their failures often lead to their success.


Via: CEO


Same-Sex Marriage and Politics in 2012 [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 | Posted in , ,

With a major election approaching in November 2012, same-sex marriage is front and center in the national political spotlight. Learn more about the opposing perspectives on same-sex marriage, from political leaders to the average American voter, in the following infographic by Marriage and Family Counseling Degrees.

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Same-Sex Marriage and Politics in 2012

Smart Phones, Devoted Users [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, September 06, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Smartphones are becoming an integral part of our lives, and not just for their capacity to make phone calls. Our smartphones have become our music players, our GPS systems, our photography studios, our link to breaking news, the way we entertain ourselves—truly they have become extensions of ourselves. Some might even say our smartphones define us, telling the world more about us than we even realize.

You probably have your own opinions about the different types of people who own an iPhone as opposed to a Samsung Galaxy or a BlackBerry. And what do you really think about someone when they pull out a flip phone?

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Smart Phones, Devoted Users

Killing Time: How to Destroy Your Productivity [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, September 05, 2012 | Posted in ,

A study at The British Institute of Psychiatry showed that checking your email while performing another creative task decreases your IQ in the moment by 10 points. That is the equivalent of not sleeping for 36 hours. This mundane task is just one of many everyday work habits that may be standing in the way of your company’s efforts to boost productivity and increase sales.

From constantly being interrupted and switching tasks at random, to creating an impossibly long to-do list and cluttering your desk, here are seven steps to ensure that you are decreasing productivity and overall sales effectiveness on a daily basis.

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Via Marketo

Twitter Followers - Who’s Faking It? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, September 04, 2012 | Posted in , ,

The appearance of social media is sometimes deceiving. The following infographic from Social Selling University takes a look at the very first fake account on Twitter and continues on to show how companies, celebrities and even Presidential candidates are under the microscope when it comes to their Twitter followers.

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Fake Twitter Profiles

Kitchen Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, September 03, 2012 | Posted in ,

Gone are the days when we reached for the all-purpose cookbook that provided everything we needed to know about conversions and how to prepare every cut of meat imaginable, so lucky for us, Everest has provided this handy infographic to give us just what we need to keep our cool in the kitchen.

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