Flag stories

A walkthrough site of flags. The history, colours, shape, symbols, years and much much more. Check out the site at http://flagstories.co/

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There have been various versions of this and other internet real-time showings (like Google Trends). But this is really the most overwhelming version I’ve seen. Even if it’s not actually real-time and just based on estimates. Just fascinating!


Click the animation to open the full version (via PennyStocks.la).

Get overwhelmed by the real-timeness

(H/T JSL)

The Internet in real-time

Weird and hilarious correlations

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This is just too damn interesting. Random things that correlates. If you work at an agency in the US, you have to use this for something (most figures are from the US). Go check out the site, where you can both see random things or choose whatever you wanna correlate (like movies with Nicolas Cage or US consumption of margarine).

Spurious Correlations by Tyler Vigen

Some rappers use a lot of words

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… which is proved by this nifty chart that shows who has the largest vocabulary in hip hop. It also shows that just because you use a lot of words, you may not be the most talented person.

Go check (for) yourself