In a beautiful rendition of the galaxy, Google visualized 100,000 stars, starting at the sun and out to a view of the Milky Way. Start with the tour, which takes you through an overview of what there is to see, and then explore on your own. Specifically, once you zoom out over four light years away from the sun, you start to see other known stars. Click on the labels for information and a closer look at what looks like flaming balls of lava. [via @pitchinc]
Beautiful interactive tour of the galaxy
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Least Preferred Sandwich
Which sandwich do people not like the most? The winner: the Cheese and Tomato, if that even counts as an actual sandwich.
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
The Change My Son Brought, Seen Through Personal Data
I combed through personal data that I’ve actively and passively collected since early graduate school to see how life is different now with a 6-month old.