Too funny not to post. As a bonus, on the right, a comparison of nine poses to getting fall-down drunk.
Sorry about the sidestep into diagram and photo humor – I’ll post some boring econ charts soon to balance it all out for you.
This chart of the Green Bay Packer’s season, including play by play analysis of the entire playoffs, is a testament to how well evolved sports statistics are. The designers, Chartball, also do amazing things with baseball statistics.
Stunningly beautiful graphics on Formula 1 tracks and races, by Luis Chumpitaz. He even managed to make bilingual diagrams looks good. (Thanks to William Navarro for the link.)
Nicely executed infographic on how much the Yankees have dominated baseball. (via)
Two cool analyses (even if you don’t care about baseball) of how Mariano Rivera and Stephen Strasbourg pitch. You have to wonder what kinds of similar work team scouts do behind the scenes.
The WSJ has a compilation of some of the most flagrant acting performances from the world cup. I hope FIFA does something to correct the reffing/flopping issue – it’s embarrassing to watch such amazing athletes act like children.
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