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.
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.
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.