Tag Archives: BBC

Infographic Politics

How the World would vote – [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to MSN, the World – except China – would vote for Obama.

In 34 of the 35 countries where MSN quizzed its online readers, the current US president won well over half of the votes. The only exception was China, where readers backed Romney by 52% to 48%.

World Vote US Election 2012
According to a BBC World Service opinion poll of 21,797 people in 21 countries , 50% favoured Mr Obama, with 9% for Mr Romney.

Only Pakistan’s respondents said they would prefer to see Mr Romney win November’s election. France was the most strongly pro-Obama (72%).

Countries by support for Obama

Flow Chart Funny

Olympic Interviews – [FLOW-CHART]

Ever wondered why those BBC Olympic interviews always seem to ask the same type of questions? Well the answer is provided in a handy flowchart below detailing the interview techniques to be used with Olympic athletes…it’s certainly not far from the truth!
BBC Olympic Interview techniques

(via broadsheet)


Flying with Birds – [VIDEO]

Amazing footage captured by the BBC’s Earthflight series featuring hand-reared cranes trained to fly alongside a microlight.

Earthflight uses many different filming techniques to create the experience of flying with birds as they reveal some of the greatest natural and man-made monuments of the planet.

The clip below provides an idea of how these images were captured.

For more information about the series visit www.earthflight.co.uk.

Graphs and Charts Visualizations

UK Road Crashes 1999 to 2010 – Visualized

The BBC’s visualization below would be beautiful were it not so tragic. It’s a map visualizing traffic casualties between 1999 and 2010. Each light point on the map represents more than 2 million road collisions that resulted in a casualty; the brighter the light, the more frequently collisions occurred in that spot.

Every death on every road in Great Britain 1999-2010

Along with the map, there is also a haunting time-lapse video animation of the crash data.

(via bbc.co.uk)