Do you spend most of your day browsing the Internet hunched over some computer screen? If you’re not careful about your posture, you could end up a modern-day Hunchback of Notre Dame, with some pretty painful back problems along the way. So the next time you go shopping, consider picking up one of those ergonomic… Continue reading How to Maintain Good Internet Posture [COMIC]
In a followup to his latest infocomic exploring “What it means to be poor in America,” graphic journalist Andy Warner illustrates the idea behind “the poverty line” on KQED and the origins of the important measurement used for determining citizens’ eligibility for financial aide. According to the Poverty Threshold, 46.5 million American’s were living in… Continue reading Poverty Line Problems: The History of an Outdated Measurement
We all have problems, even a world famous rapper like Jay-Z is well known to have 99 of them. And artist Ali Graham is on a quest to illustrate all 99 Problems, one problem per day, combining funny lyrics and imagery in what earns my early vote for Tumblr of the year. Even though Jay-Z… Continue reading What if Jay-Z’s 99 Problems Were Illustrated?
By 2013 you would think that technology would have made us more productive than before. The internet, though, is a new tool (historically speaking, that is), and studies have shown a wide learning gap exists before humans can fully incorporate technological advances. While digital cameras, for example, now give you the ability to take and store… Continue reading 17 First World Problems in 2013