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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Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2016

Here are my favorites for the year.