Category: Visualization & visual journalism

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Disruptive camouflage

When you look at a Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) in isolation it looks boldly-striped—the antithesis of what you'd expect from an animal trying to blend into its background. But in natural settings the black-and-white stripes work very effectively to break up the silhouette of the bird, making it surprisingly hard to spot against the background. At Hammonsasset ...

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Superb visual explanations

Edward Tufte on the brilliant datagraphics of former New York Times visual journalist Megan Jaegerman. Superb diagrams and visual explanations.