Sometimes XKCD pulls off something amazing.
Like this incredibly detailed picture of the global cashflow…
Click it for a big and impressively detailed version.
Remember when Guy Ritchie made entertaining caper movies. He did. Snatch is one of my favourite movies of all time. Partly because I watched it the day I finished high school, so it is permanently associated with a pretty terrific day.
There were times when it was difficult to remember who knew who, and who was partcipating in which narrative arc. If you had that problem then this one is for you. Otherwise it’s just an interesting way to map out a movie plot.
Via Visual News
This is both funny, and true.
“I have a T-shirt problem: after years of buying them, my house is now full. Whilst recently trying to tidy up the situation I realised that I was subconsciously categorising them. As with everything on the internet, it ain’t a ‘thing’ until it’s visualised in an infographic. “
From Sleeping in My Head – where you’ll get a bigger version.
This is a nice little visualisation of Facebook connections around the planet. All the lines on the map are created by connections between people (the brighter the line the more friendships exist along that axis.).
What would happen if we redistributed nations around the countries of the world based on population? Well. The world map would look something like this.
I’m not actually sure where this came from. But the image is here for you to zoom in and have a look at.