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East Meets West: Germany vs. China Infographic

Born in China and currently living in Germany artist Yang Liu illustrated a series of stereotypes under the title “Ost trifft West,” or “East Meets West”. “The fact is that each single illustration is my very personal experience in the past 13-17 years, and this work was made as a documentation of my own life. I am feeling myself more as a person, who belongs to all the places I have been”,- says Liu. Liu’s minimalistic infographic reflects elements of cultural differences between China and Germany in a very humorous and entertaining way. Posters were also publishes as a book.

A Map of What Every Country Leads the World In

As it Turns out, every single country in the world is a leader in at least one thing, some of which are very humorous leaderships. This wonderful map from Doghouse Diaries claims that if you just look hard enough, you’ll be able to see what each country is best at. Humorous or sad, the creators have pinned down references to their index map, and if you find yourself in doubt, head over here for the complete source listing.

What The Internet Thinks Of Women! A UN Ad Campaign Reveals

This UN-driven campaign uses the worlds most popular search engine – Google, to show how gender inequality is a worldwide problem. The adverts show the results of genuine searches through Google’s auto-complete search feature depending on the popularity of a search phrases. In this case the most searched phrases are not funny, and sometimes disturbing!

Coloring Your Home – Tips from Professionals

Interior design is a subtle art, and one often underappreciated by the mainstream. Color alone can represent a great stepping stone on any project, as warring faction’s battle over what they want each space to say – as well as how to say it. Luckily for us, Design55 have come up with the simple infographic below to explain how it’s done; and they’ve done so with style.   From advice on how to best match colors for a trophy room, to an analysis of which tones best represent stability, confidence, maturity and others, this infographic crams more information into a single page than most… Read more »

Mapping The World’s Stereotypes in 31 Humorous Images

Ever wanted a guide of how foreigners think of your country and people?! This Satirical cartography project about geographic prejudices and national impressions puts it all in your hands. Created by London-based, Bulgarian visual artist Yanko Tsvetkov, whose decision to create infographical world maps based on people’s views and opinions, reveals humorous stereotypes and the premature judgement of mankind. Find your country in each map and let us know how accurate they are in the comments below. Enjoy! SEE ALSO: Grandmas Dishes From Around the World  SEE ALSO: Government Budgets: Education vs Military Spending [infographic]

The Psychology of Color

Color has tremendous impact on us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things, emotions and actions. When it comes to marketing, color can make a product or an idea more likable and comprehensive, and can boost sales and turn campaigns around. Choosing the right color is always vital for marketing. Nearly 85% of consumers name color as the primary reason that they purchase a particular product. 93% look at visual appearance when they buy a product and color improves comprehension, learning and readability. This infographic examines the psychology of color and looks at some common associations of different colors. When… Read more »

Motivational Startup Quotes From Some Great Entrepreneurs

Sometimes motivation is all we need. This last push off the cliff is to some the hardest step to take towards achieving ones dream. Starting up a new business can be a great challenge,depending solely on dedication, and determination. Success requires a lot of smart plans, successful drive, and tons of hard work. In light of this, Startup Quote launched a website that provides daily wisdom and inspiration from some of the best and most successful entrepreneurs around. The insight from experts in business is meant to motivate the best of us to reach our own great potential. The quotes are presented through… Read more »

What your Instagram Filter Says About You? (infographic)

Be Careful now! As it turns out, the filter you use on the Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform, can tell a lot about your personality. Marketing website Marketo—with the help of Column Five—created an infographic that tells you what your Instagram filter choice says about you. The infographic lists down the top 10 Instagram filters and the personalities of the people who use them. According to it, people who use ‘X-Pro II’ are ‘optimists’ who see the world brighter and want others to see it the same way too; while ‘Earlybird’ users are photographers who love to criticize anything modern; and ‘Brannan’ users are… Read more »

How “Wireless” is Your Family? (infographic)

Now-a-day, it is considered very hard to find a family member without some sort of mobile device. Children receive their first cellphones at earlier ages, I’ve seen friends buying their kids iPads when they’re 4 or 5 years old, and parents who grew up before the trend of Internet are learning to navigate the web. What exactly does today’s wireless family look like? According to CTIA, The Wireless Association, 70% of children under 12 have used a mobile device, and more than half of kids age 8 to 12 have a cellphone. As the modern family introduces tech earlier on, parents are trying to… Read more »

Is Legalizing Marijuana the Best Thing for America? [infographic]

Is it time for America to go Green! Online Paralegal Programs contends that legalizing marijuana would have positive effects on the economy of the United States, lowering law enforcement costs, generating tax revenues from the legal sale of the crop, and reducing the prison population. Legalizing marijuana would turn one of the nation’s largest cash crops into something marketable, taxable, and regulated.  In considering whether or not to legalize, all factors seem it point in one direction: It’s time for America to go green. Check out their infographic below for the supporting statistics and references: Do you think legalizing marijuana would be… Read more »

Practice Makes Perfect – The 10000 Hours Rule [infographic]

The secret of mastering a skill or craft is never talent or innate genius alone, it’s always practice and hard work that gets you to the place your ambitions dream about. Here’s an interesting infographic developed by NowSourcing.com and presented by Zintro, it explains that having years (and thousands of hours) of dedicated focus and practice within a specific niche is obviously highly valuable and allows a person to have a unique, proprietary perspective on that niche and a highly valuable experience. But how many hours is “enough” to achieve expertise status? One take on the subject was Malcolm Gladwell’s in the book Outliers… Read more »

Government Budgets: Education vs Military Spending [infographic]

Each country has its own spending needs that vary with the priorities of the size of the population, age of the population and political involvements of that country. Some of the largest expenditures of governments are the military, health care and education. At a time when cutbacks are being made across the world in order to reduce countries deficits and attempt to stop the world slipping back further into recession, there is the concern about how countries actually spend their money. How do they decide what sectors receive the most money? Each country decides what is important in relation to its size,… Read more »

How Information Overload is Negatively Impacting our Brains [infographic]

Neuroscience shows that our brains simply weren’t created to multitask. Yet many people continue to live hyper-connected lives, always trying to squeeze in more and more information. From your personal computer to your smart phone and tablet, most people do not recognize the importance of just switching off anything digital and taking a break! This excellent infographic by OnlineUniversities.com shows how acutely information overload affects productivity:

What Happens in an Internet Minute [infographic]

In the begining of 2012 Intel released this interesting infographic explaining what happens on the internet per minute of time. The mega scale of information exchange is no surprise to any present day web user, especially with the rise of social networking integration in all types of online activities – yet the numbers shown by the graphic below are tremendous. In just one minute online more than 204 million emails are sent. Amazon collects about $83,000 in sales. Around 20 million photos are viewed and 3,000 uploaded on Flickr. At least 6 million Facebook pages are viewed around the world. More than… Read more »

It Would Cost You $680 Million to Become a Real Batman! Find Out Why

If you’ve ever wished as a kid to become Batman, this actually isn’t easy as the price tag on turning you into the caped knight is quite hefty. Just days after the premiere of the cap of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, moneysupermarket.com has created this interesting infographic, listing the price of everything needed for the role, from the periscope to his butler Alfred’s salary, take a look and start saving up…

Plastic Bags – The Planet’s Silent Killer [infographic]

How convenience is killing our planet: More and more people around the world are becoming aware of the environmental issues caused by the excessive use of plastic bags. Considering their somewhat placid appearance, the impact of plastic bags on the environment can be devastating. I stumbled upon this interesting infographic by Arte Ideas, simply explaining the impact plastic bags have on our planet, since they were intoduced a quarter of a century ago.

Color Psychology for Interior Spaces [infographic]

An interesting infographic developed by NowSourcing.com for CertaPro Painters of Louisville, shows how the colors of an interior space can have a direct impact on triggering specific emotions and evoking senses. The Psychology of Color explores what colors should and should not be used in interior decorating, and why certain colors are used in advertising. According to the infographic, offices should be painted blue, as it is the “most productive color”. Living rooms should be painted lavender, to calm the nerves and offer relaxation. Kitchens should be painted yellow, as it increases metabolism, and gives you energy. Also red: “evokes strong emotion, encourages appetite, passion… Read more »

The True Size of Africa

Today I came across an interesting infographic, by California-based German graphical designer Kai Krause, putting the size of the African continent in comparison with several areas of the developed world. If you look at the world map on Google, for example, Africa doesn’t look that much bigger compared to China or the United States. In reality though, it’s a lot bigger. Krause scales countries by their area in square kilometers and then fits them into a Africa’s borders for some perspective. I’ll leave the judgement to you now to decide what unused potential the dark continent might hold, and how it hasn’t been merely used for its good… Read more »

Illusion of Choice

Shopping is one of the ways to escape stress, bring some extra happiness through the purchase, and even relax your mind between the shelves of the nearby store. The variety of products is keeping us always interested to try something new. We believe we have plenty of choice. But is this true, or we are just being tricked into this illusion? In reality, there are 10 tycoons who influence our everyday shopping decisions through great marketing. Plenty of products and trademarks make us feel on the safe side with freedom and independence of grabbing our favorite products or trying something… Read more »

Space Race – Just how big is our Cosmic Neighborhood?

A remarkable info-graphic released by BBC Future, showing just how amazingly gigantic our solar system is, in contrast to it being just a tiny corner of the universe. What is the most distant man-made object? What is the farthest traveled by a human being? What is the farthest traveled by a piece of Lego? And perhaps most importantly – how long would these journeys take if you were a passenger on the Star ship Enterprise?

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