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.
PhotoshopLooter is a new Tumblr blog, which popped up yesterday, where people of the Internet have banded together to show London looters in embarrassing situations. As Uproxx says of these meme, “Many of its reader submissions are LOL-worthy and a nice breath of fresh air in a maddening time.”