The internet is often awash with news of new types of flu—spread from pigs, birds and all kinds of other creatures—but it's not easy to tell which ones you should really be worried about. Fortunately, this visualization explains exactly which strains you can pick up, and just how dangerous they are.
Could you represent the stages of human consciousness with a diagram? In the late 19th century, New Zealand psychologist Benjamin Betts tried to apply mathematics to the problem of visualizing human consciousness. What he produced were striking, almost floral designs that he believed represented the shape of out…
Creating a wiring diagram of the human brain's neurons is an oft-discussed idea that remains in the realms of science fiction. Scale that problem down to tackling a mouse brain, however, and you're in the realms of what science can just about manage—with your help.
This diagram of the HYDRA base from 1969's Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD 15 demonstrates that evil organizations are unafraid to store copious amounts of fissile material underneath America's sidewalks.
Does your obsession with superheroes make you a movie-geek, a comic-geek, or both? What sort of geek are you? This master diagram will tell you what your geek culture sub-group is based on interests, obsessions, and idols.