Infographic template

Infographics are graphics that contain a combination of various forms of visual data about a certain topic. These forms include but are not limited to graphs, tables, charts, text, photos and illustrations.

Infographics are designed to present a sizable amount of information in an effiicent, often entertaining manner. Infographics have arguably existed since ancient times in the form of cave paintings and Egyptian hieroglyphics. In 1975, Princeton professor Edward Tufte created what are considered the first modern infographics. Today, they can be commonly found online, and often go viral.

Infographics are a quick and fun way to educate yourself about a given topic without needing to do too much research. MNN has an extensive collection of infographics that cover an assortment of topics. (Photo: Shutterstock)

How bikes can save us [Infographic]

How burglar alarms function [Infographic]

How to feed the world without destroying it [Infographic]

3 cities that are going green [Infographic]

The heating season footprint [Infographic]

Do women pay more when using credit cards? [Infographic]

Do you know your designer dogs? [Infographic]

Fuel efficiency: The gift that keeps on giving [Infographic]

10 tips for creating a healthier workplace [Infographic]

A visual guide to properly (and safely) roasting a turkey

Visualizing paper waste [Infographic]

Thanksgiving dinner on a budget [Infographic]