Eye-opening post about the world

I found this post How the world really shapes up on BagOfNothing (a really wonderful and life-giving blog!) which then points to How the world really shapes up.

These are graphic representations of data about the world we live in. The resulting globe shapes are eye-popping. It’s amazing how a picture really can tell a thousand words.

Here are three sample images (go to those links for more)



Death in wars


Toy imports


Fascinating huh?