Sep 30, 2013

WTF visualizations

WTF Visualizations is pretty self-explanatory. It shows graphics that make no sense. 

Here are couple of more complicated ones. But it turns out that people mess up plenty of easy stuff.

Sep 26, 2013

Cool maps

Slightly Warped has collected interesting maps. 

Here's a map of literal Chinese translations for country names.

On this map, red denotes countries that the British have invaded.

Check out more maps here.

Sep 24, 2013

Why beer is like Terry Gross and coffee is like seeing a snake

Beer makes you relaxed. It melts away your worries. People become more interesting. Better looking. Funnier. The world feels grander. Ideas pop up in your head. Boring subjects become fascinating. Just like when you listen to Terry Gross. 

Coffee is like seeing a big snake in front of you. You become edgy. You jump higher and run faster. You do whatever it takes. And then you crash, either from fatigue or the snake poison.

More at Lifehack.