This is one of the coolest uses of graphic/animated data I’ve seen….it compares past Olympians to each other to show what the events would have looked like if the gold medalists from different years had competed against each other. Swimming seems to have gained the most over the years, while the long jump seems more impervious to time.
This infographic looks innocuous, until you look at the upper right hand corner. Cats have 72 hour days? (h/t junkcharts)
XKCD.com added a new page where he answers hypothetical questions with physics. This weeks is “what would a mole of moles look like?” Haven’t we all wondered that at some point?