Interactive shows map projections with a face

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

We’ve seen faces as map projections before, but this is 63 projections on one page. Plus, you can click and drag to change the center points to see how different parts of the face change.


A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.

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.

Who is Older and Younger than You

Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.

Life expectancy changes

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