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Life expectancy changes

I played around with D3 some more. This time I used data from The World Bank to look at life expectancy over time and by country. The data goes back…

Kill Math makes math more meaningful

After a certain point in math education, like some time during high school, the relevance of the concepts to the everyday and the real world seem to fade. However, in…

Submarine cable system connecting the world

TeleGeography maps underwater cables that connect countries and continents: TeleGeography’s free interactive submarine cable map is based on our authoritative Global Bandwidth research, and depicts 188 active and planned submarine…

The Fortune 500, 1955 to 2010

Since 1955, Fortune Magazine has published a list of America's 500 largest companies. What companies have risen to the top? Which ones have fallen? Ben Fry, of Fathom Information Design,…

How do Americans spend their days?

One of my favorite data graphics is an interactive piece by The New York Times that shows how Americans spend their day, based on the American Time Use Survey (ATUS).…

Breast cancer conversations

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October, data visualization firm Periscopic teamed up with GE to explore the conversations about breast cancer on Twitter. Yes, believe it or…

Evolution of the Web

In celebration of Chrome's third birthday, Google teamed up with Hyperakt and Vizzuality to explore the evolution of the Web: Over time web technologies have evolved to give web developers…

Getting around Chicago in 30 minutes or less

When you're deciding on a place to live in a new place, it's always good to know what's in the area. After all, a house close to conveniences and things…

Growth of newspapers across the United States

The Rural West Initiative and the Bill Lane Center for the American West explore the growth of newspapers across the United States: With American newspapers under stress from changing economics,…

Google Map Maker edits in real-time

Google Map Maker is a simple tool that lets you draw your own map and share that map with others. The Pulse view lets you see how people are making…

The Sexperience 1000 shows a (statistical) view of what goes on in the bedroom

The bedroom is a private place, and what goes on in the bedroom usually stays in the bedroom. However, the Sexperience 1000 (by Mint Digital and Lingobee), using data from…

Find popular places to stay with Google Hotel Finder

When you're picking a hotel to stay at in an area you don't know well, the place you end up at can be arbitrary. With most travel sites, you get…

People moving

Hundreds of thousands of people immigrate every year, with some countries seeing higher rates than others. To compare and to gain a better sense of the number of people moving…

Why Census matters to you

Census is any country is important in making major policy decisions and can affect your day-to-day, but it's not always obvious how. Leading up to the August 9 Australia Census,…

All the countries that the US owes money to

In May 2011, the United States owned $14.3 trillion in debt. A lot of that is money is owed to other countries. Heather Billings and Todd Lindeman of The Washington…

News of the World scandal unfolding on Twitter

All kinds of crazy with News of the World went down this past week, and of course Twitter was abuzz with each development. Taking a page from the Stamen book,…

Access to education where you live

If you're a parent, most likely you want your children to go to the best schools available, but what if you found out that the school that they attend didn't…

When crime happens in major cities

Does more crime happen during the late hours of the night or in the middle of the afternoon? Trulia Insights uses small multiples to look at crime by hour in…

Dotspotting to make city data more legible

Last year Stamen Design received a grant from the Knight News Challenge to design and implement Citytracking, a project to help people gather data about their cities and gain some…

Households like yours

Accompanying an article on the changing family dynamic, The New York Times provides an interactive graphic that lets you see how many households in America are like yours. You start…

RottenTomatoes trends with Career-o-matic

Slate puts together a rough analysis of RottenTomatoes actor and director career ratings. They plot average ratings for films in general, actors, and directors, which aren't all that useful, but…

All roads lead to philosophy, on Wikipedia

Jeffrey Winter tests a hunch about links leading to philosophy on Wikipedia: There was an idea floating around that continuously following the first link of any Wikipedia article will eventually…