Since the early 19th century, many chess grandmasters have come and gone, some better than others. This elegant data visualisation by Abacaba shows which players were the very best, and how long they were able to maintain their dominance. Read More >>
This handy visualisation plots both size and weight of a selection of dinosaurs, all compared to a Boeing 737-900. Turns out that Dreadnoughtus schrani , discovered last week, was heavier than the airplane and not a dissimilar length. Which is frankly terrifying.