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2012 in infographics: how Graphic News saw the world

SCIENCE: The Standard Model of Physics - just one of 27 infographics judged the best of 2012 by Simon Rogers of the Guardian.

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When an old man died in a nursing home, nurses found this poem. Its quality and…

When an old man died in a nursing home, nurses found this poem. Its quality and…

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The BLOOD MOON rises: Amazing images and footage of the first total lunar eclipse of 2014

I remember seeing this when I was really little and being quite confused and a little scared!

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Nigerian billionaire unseats Oprah as richest black woman in the world

Folorunsho Alakija is now the richest black woman in the world with an estimated fortune of $7.3 billion.

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Many physicists believe that entanglement is the essence of quantum weirdness — and some now suspect that it may also be the essence of space-time geometry.

Many physicists believe that entanglement is the essence of quantum weirdness — and some now suspect that it may also be the essence of space-time geometry.

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Photo highlights of the day

Guangzhou, China Mother panda Ju Xiao plays with her triplet cubs at the Chimelong Wildlife Park. The cubs, born on July 29, are the fourth panda triplets recorded in history and the only living triplets now in the world. Only 1,000 tourists will be allowed to visit them each day.

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Stunning photos show TEN-STORY tree house that makes Swiss Family Robinson looks like amateurs (and the builder says it was commissioned by God)

The world's tallest treehouse, located in Crossville, Tennessee, makes the Swiss Family Robinsons look like a bunch of amateurs

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In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

"Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now" (via BBC) The juxtaposition of images is chilling

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