It’s pretty difficult for those of us in western society to have any comprehension at all about the life of those in eastern countries, particularly those with completely different laws, lifestyles, and worldviews. Take, for example, driving. It’s something that the vast majority of boys and girls dream of doing when they turn driving age, yet it’s not allowed for women in Saudi Arabia.
This simple and powerful image is not a traditional infographic, but it’s a symbol for a movement designed to change the way that men think in the Muslim country. Read more →
Most of us who live in urban areas see some animals every day, but rarely do we see different ones from the normal city folks. In the rainforests of the world, the diversity of species is so spectacular that it’s often mind-blowing.
This infographic takes a look at the machines that threaten the rainforest species. It does so in a way that is politically compelling – we all know these aren’t animals, which is the point.
The US economy is tied directly into the status of jobs. Jobs are tied in to a large extent to the status of retail industries. As a result, the retail industry is both an important indicator as well as a source of strength or weakness for the entire economy.
This graphic by Milo examines how the retail industry impacts the US economy.
I’ll admit it. I was extremely skeptical when the #OWS movement first started. It wasn’t that I didn’t think they had valid points or initial passion, but I really thought the momentum would die once temperatures dropped below 60 degrees.
Oh, how wrong I was.
Now, occupying has become a trend of its own. People are occupying, well, anything and everything. This handy flowchart can help you decide what’s right for you to occupy. Click to enlarge.
Compared to the rest of the world, the United States ranks surprisingly low when it comes to “social justice” metrics. Those watching or participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement would only disagree with the surprise-aspect of the graphic. They’re aware of the problems facing Americans today.
Still, it’s amazing to see some of the countries ranked better than the US on these metrics. What happened to “the Land of the Free”?
There are perceptions will will almost always persist when it comes to the economy, particularly when it’s in as bad of shape as it’s in currently. Are these perceptions accurate? According to recent data, they are not.