Posts Tagged ‘visual journalism’

Geoscienstists studying the behavior of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have traditionally relied on data gathered from events that have already occurred. That changed in 2003 with the start of a program named EarthScope. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. For a detailed look at this full-page graphic, click here to view a PDF. EarthScope, a bold, new Earth science initiative, was […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. When I graduated from high school many years ago, there was no Internet, no personal computers, no cell phones, no iPods, no YouTube and no Facebook. What we had were our vocal chords, manual typewriters, ink and paper. Plus a tremendous supply of ingenuity and guts. We did not […]


Click to view interactive graphic Did you know … that the most goals scored in a single World Cup tournament is 13? … that a substitute player, who just came into the game to spell a regular, managed to write himself into World Cup history by scoring a hat-trick? … that the most controversial goal […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. In late 2006, at the height of soaring gas prices worldwide, five engineering students at Marquette University in Milwaukee embarked on a project to build a device that would produce home-made biodiesel. For the most part of 2007, they gathered regularly in an old warehouse where they drew up […]


Here we compare a gas pedal that works efficiently and safely with a defective one that is prone to get stuck. We show, in an interactive graphic, the workings of the accelerator in relation to two factors that affect the pedal’s performance – friction and spring pressure. We also show how Toyota’s reinforcement bar solution […]


The president of Toyota today apologized for the automaker’s quality problems that have led to the recall of more than nine million cars around the world and promised to soon announce steps that would address them. Akio Toyoda, grandson of Toyota’s founder, took personal responsibility for the problems and vowed Toyota will do its utmost […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Also in this blog: The beginnings of the Amazon Re-engineering the heart Artificial organs and body parts Recalling the Nimrod air crash in Lake Ontario The war in Afghanistan …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..