- Financial Flops of The Silver Screen
- Billionaires’ Favorite Politicians
- 100:One Hundred Years of Government Versus Economy
- What Companies Are Giving the Most Money to Political Candidates
- Which Actors Have Died the Most?
|Financial Flops of The Silver Screen
Creating a big, expensive epic that flops at the box office has got to be embarrassing. Depending on how bad the movie is and how badly it flops, it can destroy careers…
Do the biggest box office failures lose a few million? Ten million? More? Much more.
|Billionaires’ Favorite Politicians
The billionaires on the Forbes 400 list have given more than $30 million to politicians and political action committees since 2006, along with millions more in soft money to politically active groups. Although Forbes 400 members give about 15% more money to Republicans than Democrats, they fund groups across the political spectrum.
|100:One Hundred Years of Government Versus Economy
|What Companies Are Giving the Most Money to Political Candidates
Every two years, good.is look at the candidates who have raised the most money while trying to represent us. In this year’s midterms, the representatives from each party are Charles Schumer (D-NY)—who is a shoo-in to keep his seat and has raised the most money of any Democrat—and Marco Rubio (R-FL) who is running against an independent former governor as well as a Democrat, and leading handily. This is what they would look like if they were forced to campaign in suits that made it clear to the world who their sponsors were, just like NASCAR drivers.
|Which Actors Have Died the Most?
Here Lies 15 of Hollywood’s Most Killed Stars. Robert De Niro has died in 14 films which include: Bloody Mama, Bang the Drum Slowly, Mean Streets, Brazil, The Mission, Cape Fear, This Boy’s Life, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein , Heat, The Fan, Jackie Brown, Great Expectations, 15 Minutes and Hide & Seek.
- How does the British economy benefit from the Internet?
- The Top 100 Tableau Public Visualizations in Q3 2010
- How to Explain the Internet to a 19th-Century Street Urchin
- How Do Americans Feel About The Recession?
- Eating the Earth
- $1.75 Million of Awesome Pepsi Refresh Grants at Work in New York
- CQ Economy Tracker
|How does the British economy benefit from the Internet?
How do you measure the effects of the internet on the economy? A Google funded report published today answers this question and concludes the internet business in the UK made £100 billion in 2009.
|The Top 100 Tableau Public Visualizations in Q3 2010
Tableau Software is the leading provider of fast analytics and data visualization software. Tableau Public visualizations have been viewed more than 7.5 million times since our February launch. That viewership is a direct result of talented and creative authors. To celebrate those authors and their vizes, they have made their own visualization, showing the top 100 Tableau Public views by traffic in Q3 of 2010.
Take a look and as always,interactive!
Do you know how the internet really works — how you’re able to read this article on a magical glowing rectangle attached to a keyboard?
This cheat sheet created by flowchart guru Doogie Horner explain the inner workings of the web to someone even less informed.
|How Do Americans Feel About The Recession?
Earlier this year, the National Bureau of Economic Research delivered a piece of news that came as a surprise to most Americans: the recession, it determined, had officially ended in June 2009. At a total of 18 months, it now has dubious honor of being the longest U.S. recession since the Great Depression.
But how do Americans feel about it? Do the millions unemployed individuals feel like it really is over? And how do people – employed and unemployed – feel about its aftermath? mint.com compiled the answers those questions, and more, in their latest infographic.
|Eating the Earth
How does our diet affect the planet? And how do some of the different diets around the world compare?
|$1.75 Million of Awesome Pepsi Refresh Grants at Work in New York
The Empire State really is something. The communities in New York have been doing remarkable things through the Pepsi Refresh Project, from major school improvements to veterans’ support, and everything in between. Here’s a look at some the amazing things New Yorkers have done to make their wold a better place.
|CQ Economy Tracker
A massive data visualization tool that lets users find out how the U.S. economy is performing, including breakouts on jobs, house prices, inflation and income. The visualization was designed & developed by the editorial multimedia team of CQ-Roll Call Group, the premier political news and information provider covering congress.
The data is collected from government and non-government sources; the interactive shows all historical data and is updated live as new data is released. It also features a glossary with sources and descriptions of the data and the data is available for download in Excel format. We think it’s the first interactive tool of its kind to pair up this much national and regional/state data side-by-side. It’s hooked up to a database and was built in Flash. All of the components, including the graphing and mapping portions, were custom built and are fully reusable APIs.
- Halloween Celebration Around the World
- Evolution of Halloween
- The Business of Horror
- The Economics of Halloween
- History of Halloween
- World Foreign Prisoners percentage within the Prison Population
|Halloween Celebration Around the World
|Evolution of Halloween
A timeline of the evolution of Halloween, including some fun facts about pumpkins and the ingredients and annual consumption of candy corn.
|The Business of Horror
Halloween is one of America’s biggest revenue-generating holidays. And get this: the tradition thrived even during the spooky economy of the past couple of years. Costume sales jumped 5.1% in 2008 and another 2.4% in 2009.
In this infographic, mint.com explore the economics of Halloween: read on, some of the stats may give you chills!
|The Economics of Halloween
Do Americans like candy? They like it to the tune of $20 billion a year! That’s right- Americans spend $20 billion on their sweet little vices. They’re out there night and day buying candy bars, chocolates, hardy candy and everything else that packs in the sugar.
|History of Halloween
Halloween History gives you spooky details on the origins of Halloween, some of which goes back 2,000 years.
|World Foreign Prisoners percentage within the Prison Population
This map made by chartsbin.com shows the percentage of foreign prisoners within each national prison population. Foreign prisoners includes men and women held in penal institutions, as pre-trial detainees (remand prisoners) or having been convicted and sentenced, in the world
- Weave Data: How to Analyze Your Personal Internet Traffic?
- Search Engine History
- The Varieties of Intimate Relationship
- The Evolution of the Geek
- How Google dominates the Web
- A Handy Alternative Therapy Flowchart
|Weave Data: How to Analyze Your Personal Internet Traffic?
We all use twitter, write emails, skype and blog all day long. There isn’t a single day we are not going to visit websites like google, youtube, the website of our favorite newspaper or social network and browse through the web. Despite that, or actually because of it, everybody tends to use the web in a different manner.
To visualize this fact and the traces we leave on our journey through the internet and to reveal some of the hidden patterns of our everyday online life, weave magazine asked onformative to create a data visualization of the online activity of several interaction designers, artists and developers.
By analyzing your personal internet traffic logfile using the custom written software you get a distinctive and unique visualization of your online activities.
|Search Engine History
Nowadays we take the existence of search engines, especially Google (and Bing) as normal and for many among us a life without Google would be hard to imagine. But how did it come this far and how did search engines evolve over the last two decades? We looked at the history of the crawlers and if you thought there was only Google, Yahoo and Bing this infographic will show you how wrong you are. For the internet nerds among us, let this infographic take you on a trip down memory lane.
|The Varieties of Intimate Relationship
The Varieties of Intimate Relationship.
|The Evolution of the Geek
When one hears the word ‘geek’, images are conjured of pocket protectors and nightstands made out of old comic books. That old notion of geek-dom has since evolved into a new, tech-savy, and dare we say ‘cool’ geek’
|How Google dominates the Web
Google began strictly as a search company, and it’s still their bread and butter. However, as the company has grown, it’s spread its tentacles like a giant octopus out to most parts of the Web. A benevolent giant octopus, providing lots of highly useful services, but a giant nonetheless. Try surfing the Web without touching a single Google service. It’s impossible.
How Google dominates the Web?
|A Handy Alternative Therapy Flowchart
If perchance you are a little disillusioned with allopathy, here’s a handy little flowchart to help you find the ideal alternative therapy to meet your needs.
This flowchart is made by Crispian Jago IT Consultant from Hampshire, United Kingdom.
via Crispian Jago
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