Money, the infographic. You have to view full size.
xkcd writes a highly intelligent web-comic, but I didn’t know he had this in him. This expansive infographic shows all the money in the world, broken down from dollars to trillion, full of inside jokes like the inflation adjusted value of 50 Cent. It’s huge and requires using the map at bottom right to get around, but it’s very very interesting.
Here are a few samples of genius:
This shows how net household worth has actually dropped for young people. Occupy Wall Street! This section of the map is where each block equals a thousand dollars. You can see the dollars section inset.
This is from the millions section. You can see the changing value of a solid gold toilet over time. Below this is visualized the cost of one F-22 Raptor (fighter plane) and a velociraptor (hypothetical, based on Jurassic Park’s budget).
And here are some lessons the artist has learned, including that Coke has enough marketing budget to literally buy everyone on earth a Coke.