Everyone knows materials like oil, diamonds, and copper are highly valued in most, if not all, parts of the world. In fact, in some places, these resources are so treasured people quite literally die for them. What you probably didn’t know is sand has become one of these coveted resources, so valued that the mafia is even killing for it. Trade Machines made this infographic … [Read more...]
Interesting content about the environment. This category includes environmentalism relating to land, sea, and everything in between.
Mars is one of the most-studied planets in the solar system, due largely to its similarity to earth and ability to host life. NASA.gov made this infographic called “Mars Quick Facts.” It consists of an illustrated outline of a few interesting facts about the Red Planet. This includes Mars’ size, density, volume, structure, distance, speed, year, day, tilt/seasons, atmosphere, … [Read more...]
Metal is one of the most versatile materials, used in everything from construction to currency and fine jewelry. But not all metals are created equal. Each has its own distinct characteristics, including hardness. Alan’s Factory Outlet made this infographic, titled “The Hardness of Metals: a Visual Representation of the Mohs Scale for Metallic Elements and Alloys (and Their … [Read more...]
Vaping is replacing smoking as the preferred way to get a nicotine fix. Purportedly healthier and less pollutive compared to traditional cigarettes, vaping involves inhaling vapors as opposed to tobacco, with fluids available in a broad variety of flavors and scents. However, not everyone is thrilled with the new trend in smoking, largely due to some vapers lack of etiquette. … [Read more...]
Custom Made, in partnership with Ghergich & Co., created this infographic entitled “Spiraling Out of Control: Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans.” First, the graphic discusses the prevalence of plastics above sea level. It shares data like the amount of oil consumed in the production of plastic, and how much plastic manufacturing and consumption has increased over the past 100 … [Read more...]