Google Charts the History of Modern Music

Google recently began tracking its user's music uploads. What's it doing with that data? A number of things, to be sure, and here's one we like very much: Google Research has created a rich, multilayered, interactive chart of musical evolution by visualizing which albums from eras-gone-by remain in our music libraries… » 1/18/14 8:30am 1/18/14 8:30am

A scale for the size of the universe, from quarks to quasars

Imagining the smallest of the small and the largest of the large in the universe can be a mind-bendingly difficult task. This awesome interactive graphic, that let's you slide from an infinitesimally tiny strange quark all the way out to the gigantic Eridanus Supervoid hanging around near the ragged edges of our… » 1/13/14 12:40pm 1/13/14 12:40pm

Infographic shows that the world likes the US slightly more than China

The Pew Research group recently conducted a massive, global poll to figure out who has "favorable" views of the U.S. and China. They put together a great visualization to show how many people in each region look favorably on the two superpowers. The U.S. is liked slightly more, except in the Middle East. » 7/18/13 12:20pm 7/18/13 12:20pm

Where do the world's atheists live?

A recent poll conducted by WIN/Gallup International concluded that ~13% of the globe self-identifies as atheist (more than twice the percentage seen in America). Here's how those atheists are distributed around the world. » 5/29/13 9:20am 5/29/13 9:20am