The scales for what qualifies as pretty and useful change depending on the application and purpose, but you always aim for the same quadrant. The best data graphics come from those who are able to find the right balance between aesthetics and utility.
Target for charting excellence
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One Drink Per Day, Your Chances of Developing an Alcohol-Related Condition
While a drink a day might increase your risk of experiencing an alcohol-related condition, the change is low in absolute numbers.
Growth of Subreddits
As of September 2018, there were 892 million comments for the year so far, spread out over 355,939 subreddits. Here’s how it got to this point, and “what the internet has been talking about” during the past 12 years.
All the National Food Days
Keep track of the 214 days out of the year that are a national food or drink days.