If this isn't the most beautiful magazine cover in the world, I don't know what is.
The Most Dangerous Invention in the World. The Car.
It's the cover of Profil magazine, out of Austria. I picked it up in Vienna earlier this year. As I understand it, Profil is a business magazine. Leafing through it, it's filled with men in suits saying stuff in German.
This article, however, is beautiful for its stunning rationality. It's a bold cover and the accompanying article spells out why the car is, indeed, the most dangerous invention in the world and so destructive to our societies.
Unfortunately, my German is rather dodgy but that's what infographics are for!
The article features an interview with Vienna's wunderkind Vice-Mayor, Maria Vassilakou. According to this website, her splendidly complicated German titles are:
This is a list with car ownership stats for various countries. Austria is high on the list. Who knew that the Dutch owned so many cars?