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8 Horrible Data Visualizations That Make No Sense

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Data visualization can be a great way to drive numbers home and give them a visual weight mere statistics don't have. At least, that's what happens when they make sense. Sometimes visualizations are downright dumb and just make things worse. Like these, for instance.

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WTF Visualizations has been curating a lovely collection of infographic excerpts that represent the absolute nadir of the form. And while things like this might be pretty horrifying to find in the wild, we can have a good laugh about them here. A good, horrified laugh. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Illustration for article titled 8 Horrible Data Visualizations That Make No Sense

Illustration for article titled 8 Horrible Data Visualizations That Make No Sense

Illustration for article titled 8 Horrible Data Visualizations That Make No Sense
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You can check out even more (from the past and in the future) over at WTF Visualizations. [WTF Visualizations via Hacker News]

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DISCUSSION

WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS???!!!

It's not Sparta. I checked.