Merry Christmas, and See You Next Year

Posted to Site News  |  Nathan Yau

Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you’re having a great holiday season so far. Good food, good company, and more good food.

This will be my last post for the year, but don’t fret. FlowingData will return to its regularly scheduled programming January 1. Take a look through the archives if you start to go through withdrawl. Don’t worry – it’s all going to be okay.

See you all next year.

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The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year’s post, it was hard …

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.

Causes of Death

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.