Every time you make a powerpoint… Edward Tufte kills a kitten.
This infographic highlights some of the following New York International Show fun-facts: 1) It reels in an estimated 1 million people per year. That’s over twice the amount of attendants of the Dallas auto show and 4times the amount of attendants of the Philadelphia auto show. In fact, the show expects more visitors than the sum of the attendance at Autoshows in Montreal, Chaoyang, Cairo, and Las Vegas combined. 2)Most attendants boasted household incomes of over $45,000, with 34% earning over $65,000 annually. 80% said the show helped them decide their next vehicle purchase, proving the New York Auto Show is for serious car folks. (Of these, 30% preferred sport-utility vehicles.)
You may have encountered this dilemma before. In a hurry to ship a package, you suddenly have to make a quick decision between two parcel companies: FedEx and UPS. Which do you choose? If you think they are both the same, think again. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. Check out this infographic on the real difference between these top shippers.
When it comes to The Great Recession, there are plenty of cities that are recovering nicely from the economic slump and those that have completely missed the boat. The cities that have that have not been able to gain a foothold on the economic recovery ladder are all over the country and they are still struggling from the recession. These cities still have a declining gross product, declining employment, and home prices that are rapidly falling.
No matter how reliable the sources, facts or statistics, any opinion or explanation which differs from the “official” story from the government is immediately viewed as a conspiracy theory.