The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards are on right now (and I’m sure all of you are watching). Check out the live VMA Twitter tracker by Stamen and Radian6. It’s kind of fun to watch, even if you aren’t tuned into MTV. Celebrity profile pictures are dynamically sized by how much people are talking about them on Twitter. Apparently Kanye is performing right now… or he did something stupid.
2009 MTV VMA Twitter Tracker Live
Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
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.
Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?
We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.