The David Rumsey Map Collection, known for its many browsable historical maps, now has a “data visualization” subject tag. This means you can now quickly access over 1,000 charts that date back centuries. I’m not sure how long the browser has had the filter available, but I’m glad it does. [via @srendgen]
Rumsey Collection with a data visualization subject tag
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.
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
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.