Projects

Results of a restless mind late at night.

Bed Sizes Around the World

A king bed isn't the same size everywhere. Sometimes, a king is a queen.

Fast Food Menu of Calories

How does the distribution of calories vary by fast food restaurant? Here's a chart that shows all the menu items for ten of the biggest national fast food chains.

Marital Status by Age

Separately, we looked at marrying age, divorce rates, and those who never married. Now let’s look at marital status all together, with the addition of the widowed status.

Most Popular Fields of Study, Since 1970

Based on bachelor's degrees conferred, here are the fields that were and are currently popular.

How People Like You Spend Their Time

Looking at American time use for various combinations of sex, age, and employment status, on weekdays and weekends.

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

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

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.