Transparency: GOOD's Most Popular Infographics of 2009
In the last year, we've released a new infographic every Tuesday. Here is a look back at the ones that drew the most attention, on topics from water footprints to bankruptcies (click on the images to launch the infographics).
1: Sea Mail
2: Walk This Way
3: The Largest Bankruptcies in History
4: Let Them Eat Meat!
Zut Alors!'s piece on which countries eat the most meat revealed some interesting facts about worldwide animal consumption. Here in the United States, we each eat the equivalent of a whole pig, 25 chickens, and a hot dog every year. To see all of Zut Alors!'s work for GOOD, go here.
5: Through the Gyre
This fascinating explanation of the Great Pacific Garbage patch, with illustrations by Jacob McGraw-Mickelson, gave readers a helpful guide to the Texas-sized patch.
6: All the News...
7: One Nation, Under God
This piece, by Chris Korbey, examined the growth in numbers of different religions in America, especially the number of people who say they are atheists or have no religion. See all of Korbey's work for GOOD here.
8: Who Is Coming to America?
9: No More Fish in the Sea
10: Death Row
This graphic, by Kiss Me I'm Polish, showed the state of the death penalty in different countries around the world. See all of Kiss Me I'm Polish's work for GOOD here.
You can see all of GOOD's infographics on Flickr, or in our Transparency archive.
Don’t Freak Out About Beef Trade With Mad Cow Countries The horrifying disease has caused nations to halt beef imports over as little as a single reported case.
Millihelen Promises to Deliver No-Bullshit Beauty Tips and Tricks The Jezebel site will offer an “irreverent” take on the women’s grooming industry.
Out Of Silence Sparks Dialogue About Abortion A new play seeks to prompt discussion, following the success of The Vagina Monologues.
Kenyan Grandmother, 90-Year Old Badass, Is the Oldest Person to Attend Primary School She went back to school five years ago to learn how to read and write.
Scientists Shatter An Old Myth About Glass Glass’s weird behavior under a microscope has made it the subject of longstanding confusion
The Radical Brownies Are Not a Typical Girl Scout Troop Thee Oakland-based girls’ troupe is a safe place for young girls of color.
A Fan Recut The Hobbit Into a Single Movie There And Back Again as it should have been.
Using “Serial” To Explore Whether The Law Is Truly Objective Podcasts, primetime dramas, and even the mountains help explore whether or not justice is truly blind.
Jennifer Aniston’s Cake is Too Rich to be Relevant The film features a wealthy Angeleno when the majority of chronic pain sufferers are low-income
New Portrait Series Showcases the ‘Faces of the Movement’ Against Police Brutality This photo-a-day project humanizes the movement against police brutality.
The Surprising Effects Party Drugs Can Have on Your Soul This is your brain on drugs and a bunch of cool quotes about drugs.
This European City’s Number One Restaurant Is Staffed Entirely By Prisoners For the finest dining in Cardiff, go directly to jail.