Century of Florida hurricanes

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Florida has seen a lot of hurricanes come and go. Lazaro Gamio for the Washington Post looks at all the hurricanes that made their way towards the state over the past 100 years.

The thought of a hurricane freaks me out. This must be how non-Californians feel about earthquakes.

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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.

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.

The Changing American Diet

See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.

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.