If it Was My Home is a simple but effective concept. Enter your location, and the oil spill is overlayed on top. It’s gotten to the point where the area the spill covers is greater than the area of some states. Scared? You should be.
BP oil spill if it were where you live
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.