Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.
Are you the type to cut your sandwich in half or portion it into triangles? What about dog-earring a book page rather than using a bookmark? Depending on your personality, you'll probably have a distinct preference for both those scenarios. The clever Tumblr called 2 Kinds of People is full of these situations that show the simple yet wildly different ways in doing things.
These stylistically-minimal illustrations are the work of a Lisbon-based art director who goes by the Twitter handle @inoffensive. Using bold colors and lines, he creates side-by-side comparisons that simultaneously depict relief and frustration. You might prefer tabbed browsing and keeping your websites contained in one place. Or, you might despise such tabs and want separate windows. It varies from person to person, but one of those choices will probably make you think, "Why would someone do it like that?"
The witty pictures are a light-hearted way of showing that there's really no "correct" way, no matter how right you may think you are.