BuzzFeed used interpretive dance to describe the average age of the milestones in our lives, from birth, losing the first tooth, marriage, and death.
Separately, we looked at marrying age, divorce rates, and those who never married. Now let’s look at marital status all together, with the addition of the widowed status.
We’ve seen many one-off projects that show the distortions you get when you project a map. There’s just no avoiding them, when you convert a 3-D object onto a two-dimensional plane.
Based on bachelor's degrees conferred, here are the fields that were and are currently popular. Read More
Looking at American time use for various combinations of sex, age, and employment status, on weekdays and weekends.
A few years back, Google released a time-lapse feature in Google Earth that let you see change through satellite imagery.
Food trends come and go. Some stay longer than expected, and others come back a certain time every year.
I can always find time to enjoy me some minimal maps. Tim Meko for The Washington Post visualized American infrastructure in a series of six maps, from the electric grid to bridges and railroads.
Datalegreya is a new typeface by Fig that lets you intertwine a graph into the words. Datalegreya can be used in all contexts where small space is available to synthetically display graphical data: connected objects, embedded displays, annual reports, weather report, stock prices, etc.
There was a lot of talk about deporting millions of illegal immigrants immediately, but as The New York Times shows, the actual number that could be deported is much less.
Here’s a short illustrated animation on introverts and extroverts by Julia Rodrigues. This is basically me.
Dan Keating and Laris Karklis for The Washington Post map the change in diversity since 2000. The color scale, shown in the top right, represents two things: level of diversity and change in diversity.
Different species of birds make different sounds. However, the sounds are so quick and compressed that it can be tough to pick out what is what.
In the latest addition to the put-big-numbers-in-context genre, here’s the history timeline of our planet in the context of 100 yards.
How good or bad something is depends on what you compare against. Read More
What started as a personal project and then turned into a book, Dear Data was a collaboration between pen pals through data.
Offering an ALL-IN-ONE Data Visualization Tool, Colore Maps offers a quick and easy way to create powerful map visualizations.
A hundred bucks in one state doesn’t always get you the same thing in another. Using calculations by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, here’s a state map from The New York Times that shows the relative purchasing power in each state.
In 2013, Josh Katz put together a dialect quiz that showed where people talk like you, based on your own vocabulary.
D3.js, or Data-Driven Documents, version 4.0 was released a few months ago, so Jim Vallandingham updated his tutorial for categorized bubble charts to use the new version of the library.