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.

Burger Place Geography

After looking at pizza places, coffee, and grocery stores, I had to look at burger chains across the country. The data was just sitting there.

Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.

The Change My Son Brought, Seen Through Personal Data

I combed through personal data that I've actively and passively collected since early graduate school to see how life is different now with a 6-month old.

Mapping a century of earthquakes

Earthquakes are in the news a lot lately. A quick search shows a 7.6 off the coast of the Solomon Islands, a 6.6 in Nicaragua, and a 7.1 off the…

Coffee Place Geography

My fascination with the geography of place and businesses continues.

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, time, elevation, and location from your phone, and millions of…

Last day to pre-order quotes poster

It's been an interesting few days. I thought a few people would find the famous quotes graphic amusing, but I didn't expect so many to share my odd sense of…

Movie quotes as charts, poster edition

Since so many of you kind people asked, the movie-quotes-as-charts graphic is now coming to a poster near you. Take advantage of the early-bird pricing and pre-order the print now.…

Famous Movie Quotes as Charts

In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute selected the 100 most memorable quotes from American cinema, and a few years ago, for kicks and giggles, I put…

The Most Regional Names in US History

It was a challenge to choose a name for my son, someone who wasn't born yet, because I didn't know where to start amongst hundreds of thousands of choices. So…

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile radius of where I live, so I have my pick, but I usually order from whatever place is closest to…