Brain Pickings made this infographic called “Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits and Literary Productivity.” This infographic features names and drawings of several of the world’s most famous authors. It shows their years of birth and death, their wakeup time, the type of works they produced (such as nonfiction, fiction, and poetry), awards won, and productivity. The data was compiled … [Read more...]
How Not to Be Hard on Yourself
Most of us are a little too hard on ourselves from time to time. This infographic, created by Finna Vital and published on Tumblr, shows how to not be so hard on yourself. It contains simple illustrations, each of which is correlated with a tip. Some of the advice includes: making your mistakes learning opportunities; not comparing yourself to others; standing up for what you … [Read more...]
How Much of Your Life Has Been Spent with the U.S. at War?
How much of your lifetime has been spent in wartime? Although most people in the U.S. never experience war from the frontlines, it can still have a significant impact. A Washington Post writer created this infographic to illustrate what percentage of U.S. citizens’ lives has been spent with the U.S. at war. The data covers 100 years, from 1914 to 2015. The graph shows the year … [Read more...]
Punctuality by Country
If you’re 10 minutes late to class, you can probably expect your teacher to remark on your tardiness, or at least give you a stern look. In the U.S., punctuality is pretty clear-cut. You arrive at the specified time, no later. However, it isn’t such an exact science everywhere in the world. This infographic, created by Mr. Gamez, illustrates what being “on time” means in … [Read more...]