And for the lighter side to end the week, via xkcd:
Sometimes an infographic needs to put us in our place. Humanity is but one of many species on one of many planets in one solar system. Over at xkcd, we can see how only now are we beginning to expand our knowledge of how many other solar systems and planets there are (and that are just waiting to be discovered).
Credit for the piece goes to Randall Munroe.
The question with Apple computers is when to upgrade the operating system? Apple releases updates every few years. But, I might have to wait and skip the next one, Mountain Lion. After all, Apple is taking a step backward. xkcd explains:
xkcd presents this instructional diagram of how to (not) draw a star.
xkcd reminds us that not all infographics need to be complex to tell a tale.
so bah humbug. (via XKCD)
from XKCD, in 2011 dollars (adjusted for inflation using Consumer Price Index):
Do you have a favourite map? Because just like how we can determine your true character from your beards, attire, drink preferences, &c. we now can see who you are based on your map preference, courtesy XKCD:
For the logo designers, via xkcd:
The future of the world according to Google. As prophesied by xkcd.