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Visuals are Valuable

VISUALS are VALUABLE A hypothesis proven by history Fire. Wheel. Map? The earliest known diagrams were maps of the sky. One of the oldest is a map of a constellation known as the Summer Triangle, painted INFORMANTS х х х х х 16,500 years ago on a cave wall in central France. х х х ? х х х Get It, Gotti, Good. A diagram helped John Gotti beat Federal racketeering and х х conspiracy charges in 1987. Gotti's defense showed a chart matching key witnesses for the prosecution with crimes they committed. The visual depiction of the evidence was enough to discredit the witnesses and sway the jury in Gotti's favor. FREED We <3 Plots! Writers have been known to chart and diagram their own stories before fully fleshing out a manuscript. Famous writers who have done this include: Jack Kerouac, Joseph Heller, Henry Miller and J.K. Rowling. Euler? Euler?.Euler? You've probably heard of a Venn Diagram, but do you know about its cousin, the Euler diagram? A Euler diagram allows you to show all possible combinations of groups you're trying to illustrate, not just ones that have something in common. Nothing to Pie About One of the most famous instances of the pie diagram occurs in the hit board game Trivial Pursuit™M. In 1984, consumers bought more than 15 million of the copies of the game. In 2008, the original inven- tors and their partners sold the rights to the game to Hasbro Inc. for $80 million. You Spin Me Round In his book, De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, Copernicus takes 405 pages to say what he describes with a single diagram: That the sun, not the earth, is the center of the solar system. © 2012 Duarte Design, Inc. All rights reserved. Trivial Pursuit is a trademark of Hasbro, Inc. CRIMES

Visuals are Valuable

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