Projects

Results of a restless mind late at night.

Shift Your Point of View to When America Was “Better”

How good or bad something is depends on what you compare against.

Together

Here we go.…

Majority minorities

We saw the changing percentage of white people in the United States and how whites are not the majority in a lot of places. Who is the majority in these…

Percentage of white people

Below is the estimated percentage of white population in the United States from 1970 to 2010, based on data from the Census Bureau and made more accessible by NHGIS. I…

Two Centuries of Population, Animated

A visual history of a growing United States.

@HillaryClinton vs. @realDonaldTrump

A comparison of the words unique to the candidates on Twitter.

Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time

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

Mapping the Spread of Obesity

A look at the rise for each state over three decades, for men and women.

Income Increased

But not every group's median income increased by the same amount.

Invention

R.I.P.…

What Alcohol People Around the World Drink

Americans get most of their alcohol from beer, but it's not like that everywhere.

This is Parenthood

Raising kids is hard to explain. I'll try anyways. With some charts.

All the National Food Days

Keep track of the 214 days out of the year that are a national food or drink days.

Household Types, Then and Now

Here's how common each household type is and was — and how the makeup compares to a few decades ago.

What That Election Probability Means

You're going to see probability values mentioned a lot these next few months. Many people will misinterpret. But not you.