What percentage of the total worldâ€™s population is literate? World statistics are often hard to remember but if the same data is presented with visuals and in relative form, things can get a little simple.
Infographics, short for Information graphics, is a visual way of presenting information or complicated data.
ICANN, the organization that oversees Internet domain names, has approved new top-level domain names that could end with .anything. For instance, The New York Times may opt for the .nyt suffix while Google could acquire an address that ends with .google.
The heat maps drawn on Google Maps show how popular different parts of the world are among tourists. Most popular cities are in yellow while least popular destinations are in blue.
Flickr has tags, user groups, places, notes, and more. The visual map below should help you understand the various concepts of Flickr [via]
Learn the difference between a legal DVD bought from a store versus a pirated DVD that you either ripped on your own or downloaded from one of the torrent sites on the Internet.
Wondering what’s the average CTR on Google? A report says that 37% of Google users will click on the first link listed in Google search page while a mere 12.5% will check sites that rank at number in Google.
#ie6countdown – Microsoft launched Internet Explorer 6 around the same time as Windows XP but even after 10 years, IE 6 refuses to go away.
Here you may compare the height, width and depth of the original iPad with the new iPad 2.
Can your music taste determine how smart or dumb you are? Virgil Griffith has mapped musical tastes of college students with their intelligence levels determined by the SAT score.
This pyramid chart represents the basic needs of geeks and things that give them a high.
Social networking site Facebook has experienced enormous growth in India while previous market-leader Orkut has more or less stagnated in the last year.
This is a list of the world’s most frequently blocked websites. It includes social sites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter), adult websites, online video and even some advertising networks.
This infographic from Gerson Mora puts all the popular websites in a 3D transparent globe.
“In the past, being described as a geek was considered an insult, for it reflected a certain manner of social skills or status.
The world map shows natural disasters and accidents â€“ including floods, earthquakes, terror activity, â€“ happening around the world right now.
This graphic image shows a list of keywords and websites that are currently blocked or censored in China.
The total number of domain names registered worldwide has recently crossed the 200 million mark according to a VeriSign report.
This interesting infographic compares web browsers with popular celebrities. It however misses Rockmelt, the new kid on the block!