2014 is set to have the best retail growth in 6 years. Whilst the worst is behind us, in many ways the upturn is a confidence trick with underlying conditions only improving at a slow pace. This graphic explores how the retail sector will fare in 2014, including which sectors will see the best growth and the rise of the ‘considered’ consumer.
Today, paper manufacturing produces over 400 million tons of paper and cardboard worldwide. But did you realize that in the U.S. over 90% of items shipped are packaged in cardboard? The demand for using cardboard as packaging material has made it the single largest waste product (by weight) in consumer trash and it is estimated […]
From facts about the world’s largest car shredder to statistics concerning the efficiency of automotive recycling, the following infographic provides a clear look at how environmental concerns are changing this industry for the better.
If you’re a fan of animation, this is an infographic for you. It represents the various types of animations that you come across often or benefit from on a daily basis. Best of all, it’s also animated! Source: wyzowl
Brrr … Americans across the country woke to uncharacteristically cold temperatures this morning, temperatures so cold that climate change deniers started blogging again.
“In celebration of the de-LIGHT-ful season, check out our latest infographic on bioluminescence!” Courtesy of the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland.
English teachers sighed in disbelief as Instagrammers rejoiced, ‘selfie’ named Word of the Year for 2013. From the official Oxford Dictionaries website, also the source of today’s graphic.
Inferno (Italian for “Hell”) is the first part of Dante Alighieri’s 14th-century epic poem Divine Comedy. It is followed by Purgatorio and Paradiso. It is an allegory telling of the journey of Dante through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine circles of suffering located within the […]
This video graphic, created by digital artist and software developer Lauri Vanhala, illustrates the incredible density of maritime traffic on the Baltic Sea and just how lucky the area is to have thus far avoided a serious environmental disaster. You can follow Lauri on twitter here: @lvanhala. Hat tip goes to Flowing Data.
There’s nothing humane about breeding animals only to kill them, and there’s nothing humane about ending the life of a healthy animal in his or her youth.