Our Top Five Exploration-Themed Infographics
This month on GOOD.is, we are focusing on the topic of exploration—embracing the spirit of discovery and exploring areas near and far. Whether you're a traveler on land, or you aspire to go to space, here is a round-up from our archive of our favorite GOOD infographics on exploration to inspire the inner Marco Polo in you.
The Youth Movement: Where Do The Young and Educated Want to Migrate?
If you would like to move permanently to another country, to which country would you like to move? From 2007 to 2010, Gallup posed this evocative question to people in 148 countries all over the world. To include an additional dimension, they compared young people aged 15 to 29 to educated adults' responses.
A collaboration between GOOD and Column Five Media
The United Bike Lanes of America
When you think of a road trip across America, you probably envision zooming in a car along endless scenic highways and freeway overpasses. But take a closer look and across the country, there are thousands of miles of bike lanes connecting us from city to city and even coast to coast. Check out how these bike paths tie us closely together.
A collaboration between GOOD and Gregory Hubacek, in partnership with CLIF Bar.
Funding the Final Frontier
The last shuttle mission was in June 2011. How is NASA spending its resources if it's not manning the shuttle program? This infographic examines the future of American space exploration.
A collaboration between GOOD and Column Five
The Rise of Foot-Powered Travel in America
It's summer, and you may be seeing more people out on the street walking and biking. But it's not just because the weather is nice. There are more people walking and biking year round, and the Department of Transportation is responding by dramatically increasing the amount of money spent on projects for pedestrians and cyclists. This is a look at the rise of foot-powered travel in America.
A collaboration between GOOD and Part & Parcel
Wanderlust: Visualize Some of Our Most Famed Journeys Both Fact and Fictional
These are the journeys that have left indelible marks on our collective maps, and are endless sources of fascination. Here is compilation of some of the most famous jaunts of all time-both factual and fictional-that show us how far we've come, and where we might go next.
A collaboration between GOOD and Graham Roberts
So, there you have it. Some infographics to think about while traveling on foot, bike, car, or ship, and eventually, spacecraft. Tell us what path, lane, road, sea, or galaxy you'll be traversing in the near future in the comments below. To participate in our exploration challenge, simply click here to say you'll Do It and we will keep you updated by email on the actions we can all take to to preserve and protect places that mean so much to us.
The Racket Over Rabbit: Whole Foods’ Newest Meat Causes a Furor Whole Foods falls down the ethical rabbit hole of selling coveted, controversial bunny meat.
Why Can't People Cozy up to Cuddle Capitalism? Despite their restorative and intimacy-inducing effects, cuddling services are increasingly coming under attack. Are critics simply out of touch?
An Overlooked Contributor to Climate Change: Leaky Pipes These tricked-out, air sensor-equipped Google cars are helping to identify dangerous natural gas pipelines.
Me No Want Cookie! Sesame Workshop puts the junk food industry on notice. The effort to re-brand fruits and vegetables for kids now has some cute, furry and iconic allies.
How Artists Got a Flock of Extinct Birds to Invade a Museum "Eclipse," now showing at MASS MoCA, commemorates the centenary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon.
Parks We're Crushing On Hang out in a sick park (while at your desk) The coolest greenspaces—old and new—as spotted by an intrepid network of photographers around the globe
Your Groceries Don't Need Their Own Bus Seat, Thanks Facebook's Jet Burrows and the Analog Lab team have created the much-needed 10 Commandments of Transit.
Why This Teen-Created Police Accountability App Rules Five-O, a new police accountability app created by three Georgia teens, is the most comprehensive tool of its kind.
Exit Through the Riverbed Olafur Eliasson's new museum exhibit will leave you thinking and splashing.
How Do You Compete With a Flying Toilet? The Savvyloo toilet is a bold step forward in the world sanitation crisis.
Elementary Schoolers Imagine Street Carts of the Future These prototypes show how a group of students from Brooklyn think street vendors and mobile service stations should look in 30 years.
City Park Showdown Who’s winning in the quest for the perfect urban oasis? Looking at which U.S. cities are investing most in parks and how it’s evolved over time. #GoodCitiesProject