Briefly: Here’s a fascinating graphic comparison of the mirrors of optical telescopes since the Yerkes Observatory — an 1893 40-inch refractor in Williams Bay, Wisconsin — to the largest of them all, the 39m European Extremely Large Telescope at Cerro Armazones in the Atacama Desert, Chile. More »
The Times have produced a graphic in their paper on Tuesday morning predicting their line-ups for Borussia Dortmund versus Arsenal in the Champions League. For the Gunners, the big talking point centres on who will play at right back in Germany. Mathieu Debuchy is now a long term absentee at full back after picking up […]
This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary
Graphic from Friends of the Headwaters Last Thursday The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC), in a 3-2 decision, vexed the Enbridge Energy Corporation and encouraged environmental activists opposed to the $2.6 billion Sandpiper Pipeline. Show More Summary
Some might wonder why Microsoft would pay $2.5 billion for a game with low-res graphics and no real plot-line -- but the reality is that Minecraft is far more of an…
Post by Jenny Erikson. Brian Singer is on a mission to make our roads safer. The San Francisco graphic designer who started the website TWIT Spotting (Texting While in Traffic) to post pictures of people texting while driving has taken...Show More Summary
Today we learned that popular 1990s sugar juice/xtreme sports pump-up drink Surge is back: Amazon will now deliver a 12-pack to your house for $14. If you hadn't thought about Surge since the late 1990s, it was probably a trip to see that distinctive green can again. And it brought up a question: Who designed this little gem of Gen-X branding? Read more...
Politico took a look at who they project will be the committee chairman in the Senate next year if Republicans win back control of the upper chamber, and the results—as you can see in the above graphic—are exactly what you'd expect. The only woman in the group also doubles as the closest to being a moderate: Alaska Sen. Show More Summary
The Guardian: A brand new graphic novella by the award-winning cartoonist Chris Ware, tracing the lives of six individuals from Sandy Port, Michigan, published in weekly episodes. Great work from Ware, as always, and an interesting presentation from The Guardian. (Via Coudal.) ?
Simple graphics, twitch gameplay, and fresh music constitute a good formula for mobile gaming. Titles like this allow for a quick bit of play during minutes of downtime, and can paradoxically keep players going for long periods of time,...Show More Summary
The HP Envy 15z-j100 features an AMD A8-5550M quad-core processor with Radeon HD 8550G integrated graphics, a competent duo that will easily handle typical office and internet workloads as well as casual gaming. With 6GB RAM and a 750GB hard drive standard, you'll have plenty of memory for multitasking and data storage as well.
On Monday morning, Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth appeared on America’s Newsroom to criticize President Barack Obama’s response to the ISIS threat and make his case for “boots on the ground” in Iraq and possibly Syria in order to effectively take out the terrorist network. But the on screen graphics weren’t doing him any favors.
Interesting interactive graphic from Blackrock: Source: BlackRock Click for an interactive Risk Index. Source: BlackRock
One of the most polarizing Mega Man titles is out now on the Wii U Virtual Console -- Mega Man 7. Not only did it employ a wholly different graphical style, but it also took some pretty neat risks, like the game's ending and the hidden Street Fighter-esque multiplayer mode. Whatever side of the fence you're on, it's nice to have the game finally available to pick up digitally.
Arsenal fans are not happy with Mesut Ozil. For a selection of opinions on the German World Cup winner, see: Gooners slam Mesut Ozil after Man City draw [Arsenal Fan TV]. Now Sky Sports have come out with the graphic above and it doesn’t look great for those defending the Arsenal star. Essentially, Ozil’s goals and […]
The terms of the debate have shifted. The issue now is when does the Fed hike rates next year. And further, how will the U.S. stock and bond market respond. This Great Graphic appeared in the Wall Street Journal, and was tweeted by Pedro da Costa.
Back in July, when Bungie was running a public beta for Destiny, there was much ado over the resolution differences between the Xbox One and PS4 versions. Bungie promised that the disparity would be ironed out before launch, and much squabbling was had on forums across the net. Show More Summary
In Real Life is the book-length graphic novel adapted by Jen Wang from my short story Anda's Game, about a girl who encounters a union organizer working to sign up Chinese gold-farmers in a multiplayer game. Read the rest
By Guest Contributor Shadee Malaklou, cross-posted from JFCBlog [Editor's Note: Graphic images at the end of this post, under the cut] The Trayvon Martin syllabus: These reading and viewing assignments are designed to prompt politically...Show More Summary
Say hello to the brand new Financial Times, featuring a new typeface (called “Financier,” of course), new color graphics and a lot less clutter. We’re just glad it’s still pink. Or salmon. Or whatever. Here’s what Lionel Barber, the FT’s editor, had to say about the revamp: The refreshed newspaper is an agenda-setting slice of the best of the FT. Show More Summary