Jul 7, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Gadgets, Geek, Infographics, Personal, Photography

Canon vs Nikon [Infographic]

Digital Photography School has sparked another Canon vs Nikon debate by posting the following infographic earlier today: As much as I would’ve liked to see more technical data, I can only assume that the resulting infographic would be about 5x larger due to the wide range of products each company provides! On a more personal note, when I purchased my DSLR two years ago, I was leaning a bit more to the Nikon side solely based on the fact that my favorite photographers seemed to prefer Nikons over Canons. However, J strongly encouraged me to try them out in person…
Jun 21, 2011  •  In Home, Infographics, Information, Personal, Relationships

How Many Households Are Like Yours?

Over the weekend, the NYTimes ran an article titled “Baby Makes Four, and Complications” which tells the story of a woman, her son, her sperm donor and his lover, citing them as an example of the changing face of the American family. This was no big news to me. After all, the idea of the traditional nuclear family is being questioned every day, and for the first time ever, the percentage of households headed by married couples has dropped below 50 percent (according to 2010 U.S. Census figures). What particularly caught my eye about the article was its accompanying interactive…
May 12, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Geek, Home, Infographics, Science

The Science of Toilet Paper Orientation

The good people of Engineering Degree have tackled one of the most pressing issues of our time: should toilet paper hang over or under? Check out the infographic below for a scientific approach to toilet paper orientation. For instance, did you know that how you prefer your toilet paper may determine your personality? And that I am among the 20% of people who have flipped a roll around when it was facing (what we believe to be) the wrong direction? Frankly, all this data makes my head spin a little — especially the formulas…physics was my worst subject at school…