How Old Will You Be When You Publish Your Great American Novel?

Society places a bizarre amount of weight on when a writer or artist creates their first truly successful work—blame our obsession with youth or tiger moms or whatever. Still, it's interesting to see if there's a correlation between your age and the best work of your career there's—this diagram helps us do just that. » 1/13/14 10:30am 1/13/14 10:30am

These 230-Year-Old Charts and Graphs Were the Very First Infographics

The Enlightenment gave us many foundational ideas: Gravity! Democracy! Infographics! Wait, what? Yep. One of the age's lesser-known byproducts was the niche field of "graphical statistics," aka data visualization. And it's made more of an impact on our world that you might imagine. » 10/15/13 9:24am 10/15/13 9:24am

How to Not Get Stuck Sitting Next to a Jerk at Dinner

Ugh, it never fails. No matter the size of the group, you always seem to get stuck sitting next to someone you'd rather not be—an overtly intoxicated uncle at your brother's wedding, a co-worker that believes closed-mouth chewing is more suggestion than rule, or the girl you wish you hadn't started a conversation with… » 3/12/13 4:40pm 3/12/13 4:40pm

How Many of These Essential Kitchen Tools Do You Own?

Not only do I not own the vast majority of these 100+ culinary tools, I don't even know what I'd do with them if I did. Fortunately, this splendiferous (their word) display is up for sale over at Pop Chart Lab. » 2/07/11 2:40pm 2/07/11 2:40pm

Privacy and the Internet, Visualized

Is your personal information safe on the internet? Is there such a thing as online privacy? To answer life's big questions like these, I always like to turn to a trusty Venn diagram. » 10/25/10 1:20pm 10/25/10 1:20pm

iPhone 4 CAD Diagrams Will Make Designers Weak at the Knees

Some time ago, Apple uploaded the CAD diagrams for potential iPhone, iPad or iPod case manufacturers. It took Core77 alotta time and patience to overlay them on the product photos, but they were worth waiting for. » 7/28/10 6:40am 7/28/10 6:40am

This Explains So Much

With the imminent release Rock Band 3, keytars have been on my mind a lot lately. Then again, when are they not? Anyway, here's the world's all-time greatest keytar-platypus Venn diagram to get you through the weekend. » 6/12/10 1:20am 6/12/10 1:20am

Blueprint For a Hangover

The good people at Flowing Data uncovered this old graphic which they dubbed the "Engineer's Guide to Drinks." The name's fitting: unless you're an engineer these diagrams will probably leave you more frustrated than inebriated. » 1/23/10 6:20pm 1/23/10 6:20pm