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Common Logical Fallacies, Illustrated

David McCandless of Information is Beautiful (he wrote the wonderful book The Visual Miscellaneum – I highly recommend it), came up with this clever visualization and examples [...]

Concensus Cloud on Books Everyone Should Read

Should Twilight be among the books that everyone should read? It is according to this infographic by David McCandless of great books (according to popular surveys): Do Top 100 Books polls and charts agree on a set of classics? I scraped the results of over 15 notable book polls, readers surveys and top 100’s. Both popular [...]

The Visual Miscellaneum

One of the best perks of blogging here is all the free stuff people send me. Like, today, for instance, I opened my mail and found one of the more attractive books I’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s by David McCandless and it’s called The Visual Miscellaneum, a Colorful Guide to the World’s Most Consequential [...]