The Depth of the Problem – Richard Johnson and Ben Chartoff – The Washington Post.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/apps/g/page/world/the-depth-of-the-problem/931/ , Linked September 2017

Sometimes numbers are too big and it helps to benchmark them against more tangible¬†objects such that the scale isn’t lost on the audience’s perception. Note this is not the full image, follow the link to see how much further the little box¬†goes!