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Visualizing Our Water World: 20 Infographics About the Oceans

We live in a water world: 70% of our planet’s surface is covered in water and the majority of it is oceans. Oceans(...)

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Jun 11, 12 | 3 min read

The Importance of Being Earnest, or Showing Context in Data Visualization

The thing about telling stories through data is, sometimes you don’t know what the story is until you’ve vis(...)

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Jun 7, 12 | 3 min read

Battle of the Charts: Why Cartesian Wins Against Radial

Undeniably, radial charts based on a polar coordinate system are more visually appealing than regular line, area and bar(...)

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Jun 6, 12 | 4 min read

12 Infographics About Running to Motivate You Into Shape

There are plenty of national days and even months these days, during which we celebrate all kinds of things — not (...)

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Jun 4, 12 | 3 min read

The Pros and Cons of Scatterplots

Scatterplots may not be used too often in infographics, but they definitely have their place. They can show large quanti(...)

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May 31, 12 | 3 min read

16 Memorial Day Infographics to Honor Our Veterans

Memorial Day is an American holiday for remembering and honoring war veterans who died during military service. Memorial(...)

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May 25, 12 | 1 min read

The Dangers of Scale: Visualizing the Hills of Bay to Breakers

If you live in San Francisco, chances are you’ve heard of a “little” running event happening this Sund(...)

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May 19, 12 | 1 min read

6 Websites to Satisfy Your Daily Data Visualization Cravings

Here at Visual.ly we spend our days viewing, creating, finding, designing, and proofing data visualizations and infograp(...)

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May 16, 12 | 2 min read

Analyzing the Top 30 Infographics on Visually

Ever wonder what makes an infographic successful? Why do some infographics accumulate more than 1 million views and othe(...)

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May 15, 12 | 4 min read

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