Grab your old Macs, place them on a table, and see the color pattern. Yes, from beige to bright colors to white to silver.
Same in Wired’s infographic shown here. It shows a spectacular timeline of 25 years, designed in an unconventional way. Randy Krum from Cool Infographics notes that “the style also invites the viewer in to explore the details hidden in the image and find the extra images that specifically tagged with a date across the top.” Click for a larger version and see for yourself.