Esperanto, also known as the International Language of Hope, is the most widely used auxiliary language in the world. This infographic explains how Esperanto came to be, how it is used, and why it is a useful language to learn. As explained in the infographic, Esperanto was invented by Dutch linguist Dr. Ludwig Zamenhoff in 1887. Worldwide, there are about 1,000 native … [Read more...]
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Veritable Hokum by Korwin Brigg made this artful and informative infographic detailing the family tree of the Egyptian gods. The infographic explains how different peoples’ beliefs throughout time shaped the myths we now know. The infographic instills some humor into the mythology with delightful explanations and cartoon illustrations. All of the Egyptian gods are represented, … [Read more...]
Today, Alcatraz is one of San Francisco’s most popular tourist hotspots. But before throngs of people were safely guided through its halls without reason to fear, it was home to some of the nation’s most dangerous criminals. This infographic, created by Home Security Team, outlines the history of Alcatraz, also known as Uncle Sam’s Devil’s Island. The infographic explains the … [Read more...]
Though successful multi-million-dollar robberies are common on the silver screen, real-life criminals are not usually so lucky. Some crafty masterminds, however, have made their mark in underworld history by carrying out some impressively crafty heists. This infographic, made by Simpli Safe, details some of the craftiest criminals and greatest heists in history. These heists … [Read more...]
Did you know that Queen Elizabeth died with about a quarter-inch of lead makeup on her face? Or that the ancient Egyptians were the first people to use cosmetics as we now know them? These aren't the only weird facts from the long, complex history of cosmetics and beauty. We take our daily beauty rituals for granted, but standards of beauty, and methods to obtain them, have … [Read more...]