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Women as academic authors over the years

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a look at the percentage of academic papers published by women, over the past five centuries. The articles and authors described in this data…

Your tax rate in 2012, and past rates since 1913

What is your effective tax rate now versus years past? Ritchie King made an interactive to show you. Having not been alive in the '50s or '60s, let alone filing…

An ideal bookshelf

Thessaly La Force, with illustrator Jane Mount, recently published My Ideal Bookshelf, which is a look into the books that some people of interest, including Judd Apatow, Chuck Klosterman, and…

Get a visual recap of your year on Twitter

As 2013 nears, let the recaps, reviews, and best ofs begin. Twitter put up their 2012 year in review of top tweets, trends, and such, which is mostly pictures and…

Infinite Jukebox plays your favorite songs forever

You know those songs that you love so much that you cry because they're over? Well, cry no more with the Inifinite Jukebox by Paul Lamere. Inspired by Infinite Gangnam…

Exploration of Hewlett grants

Since 2000, the Hewlett Foundation has made over 7,000 grants summing $3.86 billion, to support communities around the world. Periscopic broke it down by area and amount. Each section is…

All possible paths to the White House

With the election tomorrow, Mike Bostock and Shan Carter for the New York Times map the 512 possible paths to the White House. Select state wins, and the paths update…

Every Lost episode visualized and recreated

Santiago Ortiz visualized every episode of the show in the interactive Lostalgic. It's a set a four views that shows character occurrences and relationships and the lines they said during…

Game: Match states on a blank map

In case you're interested in learning how much you suck at US state geography, here's a game to help. The goal is to match up states on the blank country…

Presidential campaign finance explorer

Hey, I think it's election season, and you know what that means. It's time to dig into campaign finance data from the Federal Election Commission. The Washington Post gives you…

Color names plotted against gender

A couple of years ago, xkcd ran a survey that asked people to name colors. Stephen Von Worley plotted that data by gender in an interactive. That's a dot for…

Voting similarities between Netherland cities

This month the Netherlands held national elections, and now that the results are in, interaction designer Jan Willem Tulp had a look at voting similarity between cities. I'm not sure…

Who pays for healthcare, 1960 to 2010

Josh Cothran looked at who's paid for healthcare over the past five decades, with an animated Marimekko chart. In 1960, almost 100% of the spending on prescription drugs came out…

Most common London surnames mapped

James Cheshire, a geography lecturer at the University College London, mapped common surnames in London. This map shows the 15 most frequent surnames in each Middle Super Output Area (MSOA)…

Character social networks in movies

We've seen a lot of network charts for Twitter, Facebook, and real people. Screw that. I want to see social networks for movie characters. That's where Movie Galaxies comes in.…

How to Make an Interactive Network Visualization

Interactive network visualizations make it easy to rearrange, filter, and explore your connected data. Learn how to make one using D3 and JavaScript.

Map of the Internet

Ruslan Enikeev created a searchable Internet map of links and bubbles, showing over 350,000 sites and two million links from 196 countries. Similar sites are closer together.…

Worldwide mood around London 2012

No doubt there is going to be a lot of tweeting about the Olympics during the next couple of weeks, but sometimes it's hard to get a sense of what…

Tracking the spread of AIDS

Adam Cole and Nelson Hsu for NPR plotted the percentage of people, ages 15 to 49, living with HIV from 1990 to 2009. By 1990, the world had a pandemic…

Stop-and-frisk hotspots mapped

WNYC mapped all street stops that resulted in the recovery of a gun, based on data from the New York police department. On top of that, the green spots, they…

Where you measure up against Olympians

I think the theme of this year's Olympic graphics is how you relate to athletes. In this interactive by the BBC (in Spanish), height and weight of medal winners from…

A graphical summary of Euro 2012 on Twitter

Nicolas Belmonte, a data visualization scientist at Twitter, visualized the change in tweet volume during Euro 2012. It starts with a streamgraph for an overall view, and when you click…