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Trulia Crime Map helps you find safe living places

Real estate site Trulia made a great move when they acquired mapping outfit Movity late last year to help users make informed decisions in home buying. A month ago, they…

Find everywhere you can go in 15 minutes or less

A lot of the time when making plans to meet up with friends or family, you're not so concerned with how far possible locations are than you are how long…

Rise and fall of housing prices

Kevin Quealy and Jeremy White report for The New York Times on the rise and fall of housing prices with an interactive time series chart: The Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller…

Exploring NYT news and its authors

The IBM Visual Communication Lab published their first of what I hope many sketches exploring topics covered by The New York Times and its authors called NYTimes Writes, by Irene…

Better Life Index measures well-being across countries

OECD, with the help of Moritz Stefaner and Raureif, promote a well-being index beyond GDP in the Better Life Initiative: There is more to life than the cold numbers of…

A deadly year of tornadoes

As reported by The New York Times, the tornado in Joplin, Missouri, known to have killed at least 100 people, makes 2011 the deadliest year of tornadoes since 1953 (519…

Global search volume by language

To show off their new toy that is WebGL, a 3D graphics API for JavaScript, the Google Data Arts Team maps global search volume by language: The Search Globe visualizes…

Reactions to the death of a terrorist

On the announcement of Osama Bin Laden's death, there was a mixed reaction across the country. Some celebrated, whereas others had mixed feelings. Jon Huang and Aron Pilhofer for The…

Perceived vs. actual country rankings

Lisa Strausfeld, in collaboration with GE, compares perceived country rankings and actual ones. Innovation is the key driver of business and economic success. In January 2011, GE developed an Innovation…

See what you and others tweet about with the Topic Explorer

When you first come across a Twitter account it can be hard to know if you want to follow that person or organization, based on the most recent tweets. Jeff…

Tell-all telephone reveals politician’s life

Not many people understand the importance of data privacy. They don't get out how little bits of information sent from your phone every now and then can show a lot…

Complexity of time zones explained

Do you understand how time zones work around the world and when exactly you need to move your watch forward or back? Me neither. BBC News provides a brief history…

Data-Driven Documents for visualization in the browser

As we know, browsers keep getting better, and it grows easier every day to visualize data native in the browser, when you used to have to use Flash. In the…

Watching the growth of Costco warehouses

Costco is one of the best stores ever. It's got everything you need in gigantic volumes and more, so you can imagine my delight when I stumbled on some store…

Well-being of the nation mapped

Analyzing Facebook and Twitter updates to gauge happiness is all the rage these days, but Gallup has been doing it old school for the past three years. Every day, Gallup…

Test your Rock-Paper-Scissors strategy against the machine

We learned the strategy to win Rock-Paper-Scissors every time, but does it really work? For the New York Times, Gabriel Dance and Tom Jackson give you your chance: Computers mimic…

Visual evidence that movies are getting worse

Moki takes a page out of the OkCupid social media playbook and analyzes movie ratings over the past two decades. They looked at the 20 most popular movies for each…

Data visualization meets game design to explore your digital life

The list of one-off applications that visualize your digital life, whether it be your Twitter feed, Facebook updates, or Foursquare checkins, has been growing for a short while. Ben Cerveny…

Every baseball game and play since 1951 on your iPad

If you love baseball and have an iPad, you need Pennant, a project by Steve Varga. The app lets you explore every game and play since 1951. See the numbers…

History of the dunk contest complete with videos

Here's something to chew on while you wait for the 2011 slam dunk contest to get a move on already. It's a score history of all of the dunks from…

The Grammy winning sales bump

A Grammy win is worth way more than a little trophy and some short-lived fame. It's worth actual cash. As shown in this graphic by Wilson Andrews and Mike McPhate…

England crime map comparisons

After a sluggish launch by police.uk to unleash local crime data, the Guardian and Doug McCune teamed up to provide a tool that lets you compare crime rates in different…