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Why the Occupy Wall Street protesters are so damn angry

Why the Occupy Wall Street protesters are so damn angry

It may be a movement with no clear leadership or aims, but a look at these graphs -- showing growing unemployment rates in the US compared to the growing level of corporate profits -- and it's no surprise why Americans are protesting.

A market drop doesn’t mean a recession

A market drop doesn’t mean a recession

Time for a bit of perspective on the US stock market, which recently saw ten days of a plunging Dow. The Economist offers a historical graph, showing that a significant market drop doesn't necessarily equal a recession.

An infographic about infographics

An infographic about infographics

Data visualisation is the latest craze, both in online and traditional journalism. But let's face it, some infographics are just information given more importance because of their interesting forms and clever use of typography.

How the ALP went from a political juggernaut to a complete fiasco

How the ALP went from a political juggernaut to a complete fiasco

One of the astonishing things about the federal election result is how the ALP managed to destroy such an enormous amount of public goodwill over such a relatively small time frame, writes Possum Comitatus.

Debunking gay stereotypes

Debunking gay stereotypes

A fascinating look at gay dating profiles from the OK Cupid site. That whole "gays are promiscuous" stereotype seems largely a myth, with statistics showing sexuality doesn't affect a person's number of sexual partners.

Which telcos are suing each other?

Which telcos are suing each other?

It's a chummy industry, the telecommunications industry. And by chummy we mean everyone is busy suing everyone else, from arguments over 3G technology to who patented a meeting scheduler.

Where does Australia’s arts funding go?

Where does Australia’s arts funding go?

Last year Opera Australia received more funding than all the 781 other arts boards and projects combined. Marcus Westbury breaks down the Australia Council arts funding fiasco.

Who supports the Tea Party?

Who supports the Tea Party?

In a fascinating infographic it seems the biggest supporters of the far right-wing Tea Party movement are over 65 years old, white and wealthy. Oh, and they hate the Democrats.

How old is the average Facebook user?

How old is the average Facebook user?

You might think Facebook is just for tweens and young folk. You would be wrong. The average age of a Facebook user is just 38, while younger people are more likely to use social media than email.

INFOGRAPHIC: A <Em>Back to the Future</em> timeline

INFOGRAPHIC: A Back to the Future timeline

This is one for the film geeks. Designer Sean Mort created a timeline of all three Back to the Future films. Now you'll never get confused where Marty McFly is again.