Infographic

Common Misperceptions – [INFOGRAPHIC]

Information is Beautiful provides a concise collection of the 52 Most Common Myths Debunked.

Tilt-Shift Time-lapse Travel Video

Awesome Albania – [Tilt-Shift Video]

A fantastic journey through the wonders and magnificence of Alanaia. This 4k tilt-shift video travels UNESCO World Heritage sites like Berat, Gjirokastra and Butrin. It shows the beautiful beaches of Ksamil, Himara along with the serenity of the capital Tirana.

Art Travel Video

Amazing Hong Kong – [VIDEO]

Brandon Li’s stunningly beautiful short video on the daily life and culture in Hong Kong.

(h/t boingboing)

Art Graphs and Charts Visualizations

2015 NYT Year in Visual Stores and Graphics – [VISUALIZATION]

2015 has been a breakthrough year for the New York Times in terms of the breath and reach of its storytelling techniques. Whether it’s through data visualizations or maps, we’ve seen an increase in the scope and breath of graphics to drive narrative and explanation. The news organization has gathered together some of its best examples in 2015: The Year in Visual Stories and Graphics.

My favorites of each category are below:

Visual features

The Dawn Wall – El Capitan’s Most Unwelcoming Route

Longform Stories

Buying Power – The Families Funding The 2016 Presidential Election

Data-Driven Articles

What Drives Gun Sales: Terrorism,Politics and Calls for Restrictions

Maps

The World According to China

Motion Graphics and Video Stories

Three Hours of Terror in Paris, Moment by Moment

Data Visualization

TThe Flight of Refugees Around the Globe

Video

Steven Pinker on Linguistics and Style – [VIDEO]

Steven Pinker presents the latest research in linguistics and cognitive science. He outlines differences in style guides and some hilarious misuses of words and grammar.

(h/t boingboing)

Mashup Music Video

DJ Earworm Mashup – United State of Pop 2015 [VIDEO]

DJ Earworm’s mashup of 2015’s biggest US hits.

Infographic Science

How Scientists Fool Themselves – [INFOGRAPHIC]

Research is tough and there are numerous ways in which data can be interpreted incorrectly. Nature recently published an striking article detailing the many ways in which scientists end up tricking themselves into seeing evidence that isn’t there, resulting in publishing false results. The highlights are outlined below

(Source: How scientists fool themselves – and how they can stop)

Infographic

20 Cognitive Biases – [INFOGRAPHIC]

20 of the most popular and common cognitive biases.

(via thisishappiness)

Travel Video

Iceland from above – [VIDEO]

Filmed over 8 days, this mesmerizing footage from Blue Racer Productions showcases the stunning landscapes and beauty of the North Atlantic Island.

Travel Video

Los Angeles by Air – [VIDEO]

Ian Wood’s beautiful and enchanting glide through the streets and landscapes of North America’s third largest city.

Los Angeles from Ian Wood on Vimeo.

Locations detailed at goo.gl/f4fq3U

Music: BLu ACiD’s adaptation of “If You Ain’t Never Had The Blues” by Boo Boo Davis.