Archive for the ‘Humanities’ Category

December 10th, 2013 - 11:54 pm § in history, Humanities

100 Years of Change

Ask your students to imagine the world in 1913. Do they think of fashion, lack of modern technology, impending world crisis? Would any of them chose to go back and live in 1913? Based on this infographic, life was very different 100 years ago. Choose a few of the ways life has changed and ask [&hell[...]

December 9th, 2013 - 10:12 pm § in Data Sources, Humanities, STEM


There is a growing problem in the United States, and that is the increasing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics. For several decades nearly every concerned parent has brought their children to the doctor for every cough, sneeze, and minor infection. Antibiotics are among the most prescribed catego[...]

December 3rd, 2013 - 11:34 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

A Perspective of Time

In history, perspective is very important. It is important to realize that our lives take up a very small portion of time, and even modern era, no matter when historians put the beginning of modern time, is a very small portion of time. However, in that time, many significant events have occurred. H[...]

December 2nd, 2013 - 9:49 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

What are the Odds?

What are the odds that you exist? No doubt this is something few people have thought about, but according to this infographic, the odds are 0. Luckily, this world has you, and hopefully luckily, the world has every one of your students. In teaching odds, this would be an interesting infographic to s[...]

November 19th, 2013 - 1:32 pm § in Humanities, IGAD

East Meets West

Yang Liu was born in China, but has lived in German since she was 14. A celebrated designer, Liu recently released a graphic exhibit that illustrates her observations about differences between East (China) and West (Germany). The exhibit has been re-interpreted as a series of Infographics.  Just Go[...]

October 30th, 2013 - 2:04 pm § in Humanities, IGAD

Top 10 Most Visited Cities – 2013

I suspect that many more of us, today, travel to distant lands, more frequently, than ever before. So where do we go? MasterCard has just released its Top 20 Global Destination Cities for 2013. Many will not surprise you, but some, perhaps, may. Here is an infographic that shows the top ten. It migh[...]

October 1st, 2013 - 1:25 pm § in Data Visualizations, Humanities

The Whizzpopping World of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl had quite an imagination. Reading through this list of books that Dahl wrote, it would be interesting to see what was going through his brain. What this infographic also shares is the inspiration behind his book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and some facts related to his book, Jam[...]

September 30th, 2013 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

Five Ways to Clean Up Space Junk

As you and your students may be able to imagine, our planet is filled with trash. Most of what we consume today is considered not to be used more than a few times, and so we throw it in a trash can and then put it on the street for the trash men to take […][...]

September 26th, 2013 - 12:59 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities

Eight Things Successful People Do

Don’t follow the herd. Don’t have a back-up plan. Word hard. Two of these are obvious, the third goes against common wisdom. But all three are things successful people do according to this infographic. You want your students to be successful, and most likely your students also want to be[...]

September 24th, 2013 - 11:33 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Literary Periods and Movements

From Medieval to Postmodern, there have been many authors that can be divided into literary movements based on popular culture, scientific innovations, and political events. Using a standard timeline and colors for each movement, this infographic goes in to the major literary movements, but not into[...]