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I I dress and the skeleton arm representing death but seriously, what's up with the watched goon up the length of the arm?

Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Here are the worst times to post to the different channels.

WTF Visualizations — Good thing this wasn’t a tattoo.

WTF Visualizations

Good thing this wasn’t a tattoo.

Shepherd’s cane chart.

WTF Visualizations

Shepherd’s cane chart.

Book smarts.

WTF Visualizations

Book smarts.

The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization: No, no, no...

No, no, no...

This and this. Just compare the volume of the boxes, and then take a look at the magnitudes they are representing. The report includes other “gems”, like bar charts in isometric perspective.* Not good. (Then, read this post by Kenneth Field. It's about cartography, but what he says about respecting certain rules —regardless of context, publication, audience, and personal aesthetic preferences— can be extrapolated to other areas.) *These become regular bar charts if you see them on a small…

I have no idea how this thing is supposed to be read. The sloping baseline (at the top) destroys any hope of seeing how the lines differ.

I have no idea how this thing is supposed to be read. The sloping baseline (at the top) destroys any hope of seeing how the lines differ.

I stared at this for minutes without figuring out what it means.

I stared at this for minutes without figuring out what it means.

I don't know why they're giving a thumbs up, this goes against nearly every a good chart should do.

WTF visualizations

FlowingData

A point well illustrated.

WTF Visualizations

A point well illustrated.

Marketing data.

WTF Visualizations

Marketing data.

Front rudder.

WTF Visualizations

Front rudder.