Spiraling global temperature chart

May 12, 2016

Global temperature is on the rise, as most of us know. Ed Hawkins charted it in this spiral edition of temperature over time.

See also the Quartz chart that uses a standard coordinate system but stacks lines on top of one another.

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The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, …

How You Will Die

So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time

Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.

Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.