Thanks, FlowingData Sponsors

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A big thank you to FlowingData sponsors. They keep the virtual lights on around here and allow FlowingData to keep growing.

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10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2015

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Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

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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.