Where do street names come from? Sometimes there’s actual history behind a name, and other times a street just needed a label, so someone pretty much pulled one out of a hat. For the former, there can be some interesting stories at work. Web developer and Knight-Mozilla fellow Noah Veltman mapped the history of street names in San Francisco under this premise. Just click on a blue street in the interactive and information pops up.
History of San Francisco street names mapped
Jobs Charted by State and Salary
Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.
How to Spot Visualization Lies
Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.