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The Scale Of Things

Did you know that Bill Gates earns so much money, that if he lets a $100 bill fall to the ground, it does no make financial sense for him to spend time bending down to pick it up. Or that, since data has mass, the entire internet weighs about the same as an egg? It is baffling facts like this that are featured in the new book The Scale of Things, compiled to help us understand the world a little better. The book presents a collection of these facts translated into a new graphic visual style. The graphics are integral to understanding the statements: a mix of information graphics, expressive typography and illustrations, they are effective visual representations of baffling concepts that will fill your brain with bizarre knowledge you won’t soon forget.

Available for purchase in Europe here




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SAN LUIS RETREAT

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