It’s solar eclipse time. There have been a lot of maps leading up to this point, but this one by Joshua Stevens is the only one you really need.
There are a lot of visualization methods to choose from, and it can be daunting finding the right visual for your data, especially for those just starting out.
In a collaboration between The Marshall Project and The Upshot, Daniel Lathrop and Anna Flagg analyzed data for 400,000 homicides between 1980 and 2014.
Artist Dillon Marsh uses CGI balls of metal placed outside of mines to show how much was extracted from each location.
Make sure you don't end up in an apples and oranges situation where the comparisons don't even make sense.
Using anonymized cell phone data from Here Technologies, Sahil Chinoy for The Washington Post mapped how far you can drive out of major cities during various times of the day.
I’ve never seen this Game of Thrones show, but I suspect this will be relevant to many. The Upshot made an interactive that asks readers to place characters on a two-axis chart.
From @aurelianrabbit, the bread bag alignment chart. Lawful neutral, right here. Tags: alignment chart, bread, humor
Troy Griggs and Karen Yourish for The New York Times mapped the estimated range of North Korea’s current missiles.
Last year, BuzzFeed News went looking for surveillance flight paths from the FBI and Homeland Security.
This is how visitors judge location, which provides a view into where city centers begin and end. Read More
Beñat Arregi made a series of Airbnb maps with a simple premise. If you look at the average ratings for the location of listings in an area, you’ll see how the area is perceived by visitors.
Here’s a fun calculation from The Upshot. The Labor Department keeps detailed and at times delightfully odd records on the skills and tasks required for each job.
If you’re a parent, you’ll relate to this right away. The wife of reddit user jitney86 tracked when their infant slept and ate from 3 to 17 months.
Something of a cross between a reference table and a map, the state grid provides equal space to each state and a semblance of the country to quickly pick out individual states.
I have no idea how projection mapping works, so it kind of feels like magic to me. I like it. This work projects onto a martial artist, making him bigger than life.
Travel to different parts of the country, and you hear different types of music on replay. Josh Katz for The Upshot mapped the regionality based on the popularity of artists on YouTube.
We’ve seen faces as map projections before, but this is 63 projections on one page. Plus, you can click and drag to change the center points to see how different parts of the face change.
In a test flight, Boeing took the thing where you draw using your GPS path to a whole different level.
From Rod Bogart, a Voronoi diagram of people sitting in Bryant Park. It’s a self-optimizing system to maximize sitting space.