This is a video created by visual effects artist Wren of Corridor Digital imagining all the world’s estimated 20 quadrillion (20,000,000,000,000,000 or 20,000 trillion) ants in the same place at the same time. All standing flat they would cover approximately 225,000 square kilometers, or the size of Wisconsin. In a
This is a visualization of the size of various known celestial bodies in the observable universe (all 93 billion light years of it). Surprisingly not included? My girlfriend’s body — which is hands down the most magnificent celestial body in this AND the Star Wars and Marvel universes. Fingers crossed
Presumably made to help aid in my decision of choosing a new battle mount, this is a visualization created by Global Data comparing the sizes of various animals both extant and extinct. I gathered a lot of useful information watching it, and not just that I’ve been spelling polar bear
Note: Image has been cut, click HERE to see the full-size image. Using data collected from Similarweb, this is a visualization created by VisualCapitalist of the world’s top 50 most visited websites, based on monthly traffic volume. As you can see, Borninspace did not make the cut. I assume it’s
This is an animated bar graph visualizing the world’s fifteen richest people (royalty excluded) from 1985 – 2023, with their associated companies also highlighted. I learned a lot by watching it. Mostly, that even the poorest of these people is entirely too rich. I don’t even have any money and
This is a video that, just like the title describes, imagines various microscope objects on a human scale, beginning with a hydrogen atom resized to 5cm, and making its way through various bacteria and viruses, a city-sized sperm, and a continent sized dust mite. I learned a lot by watching
This is a bar graph visualization detailing the most popular social networks from 2003 – 2022, measured by monthly active users worldwide. Remember 2006? Back when MySpace was king and Twitter was just being born. Things sure have changed, haven’t they? For the worse, just to be clear.
This is a US map highlighting the alleged most popular grocery store chain in each state according to a questionably conducted survey by ‘information insights platform Wise Voter‘. That’s cool, but what about the states without a grocery store listed — what about them? Do people in Vermont and Alaska