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Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category.

Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized)

Total items listed: 112. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Amazing FACTS you didn't know! In - A visualization of migration flows. World Population: 6,853,328,460 Migrants in the world: 215,738,321 Almost 216 million people, or 3.15% of the world population, live outside their countries.

in - A visualization of migration flows

Click on a country box to know more about migration flow to/from that country. Refugees and Asylum Refugees and asylum seekers made up 16.3 million, or 8%, of international migrants in 2010. About peoplemovin peoplemovin shows the flows of migrants as of 2010 through the use of open data (see Data Sources). Why peoplemovin? Peoplemovin is an experimental project in data visualization by Carlo Zapponi. The current version of peoplemovin is based on a HTML5 toolkit for the creation of flow charts called datamovin. Xlarge. StickK − Change Starts Now.

Men’s Interests and Lifestyle. OWL. Coming Soon: A new look for our same great content! We're working hard this summer on a redesign of the Purdue OWL. Worry not! Our navigation menu and content will remain largely the same. If you are having trouble locating a specific resource, please visit the search page or the Site Map. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.

For more information about services for the Purdue University community, including one-to-one consultations, ESL conversation groups and workshops, please visit the Writing Lab site. Mission The Purdue University Writing Lab and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) assist clients in their development as writers—no matter what their skill level—with on-campus consultations, online participation, and community engagement. EasyBib: Free Bibliography Generator - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles. Son of Citation Machine.

5 Steps for Editing Your Own Writing. Like most newspaper reporters, I got into the biz because a) I love writing and b) I’m pretty good at it.

5 Steps for Editing Your Own Writing

But it’s a sobering profession. You file your masterpiece, only to find your editor thinks it’s two dozen “tinks” shy of publishable. Login at all poetry. I Write Like. Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist.

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply to writers in all genres. Persuasive Writing Techniques. Instant Grammar Check - Online Proofreading. Check Spelling, Style, and Grammar with After the Deadline. The Hungry Housewife. Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects. Your 'How to Get Started' Guide to Tech.

5 Brilliant 'Design Your Own Game' Websites for Students. There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the use of gaming in the classroom – from the ‘gamification’ of learning to the use of Minecraft to teach everything from physics to strategic thinking.

5 Brilliant 'Design Your Own Game' Websites for Students

Since long before education technology even existed, video games have been a hugely successful way to engage students, creating a fun and compelling environment in which they can learn, develop and interact with their peers. But allowing students to actually take control of designing the game themselves takes the concept to a whole new level, allowing them to practice a host of new creative and technical skills. Here are 5 top websites – let the games begin! 1. Sploder! This brilliant website allows students a vast range of options. 2. Ideal for younger students, this game allows the player to create their own pathway for a stick man hero by spray painting a route for him onto the game board. A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science. A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science Click to enlarge A brief detour from chemistry, branching out into science in general today.

A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

This graphic looks at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science – it was inspired by the research I carried out for the recent aluminium chlorohydrate graphic, where many articles linked the compound to causing breast cancer, referencing scientific research which drew questionable conclusions from their results. The vast majority of people will get their science news from online news site articles, and rarely delve into the research that the article is based on. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. A Project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. E-International Relations — the world's leading website for students of international politics. Languages. I Learned to Speak Four Languages in a Few Years: Here's How.

Digital Dialects language learning games. Select Languages. Education Technology Tips For Students And Teachers. Khan Academy. Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free. Lang-8 - Multi-lingual language learning and language exchange. Learn something new every day - Memrise. ChemWiki: The Dynamic Chemistry E-textbook - Chemwiki.