The Mercator projection can be useful for giving directions, but when it comes to world maps, the projection doesn’t hold up well as you move far north and south. By how much? Give this puzzle game a try and match the red boundaries to their respective countries.
Mercator map puzzle
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Fast Food Menu of Calories
How does the distribution of calories vary by fast food restaurant? Here’s a chart that shows all the menu items for ten of the biggest national fast food chains.
What Makes People the Most Happy
It’s in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles.
Salary and Occupation
Salaries vary across occupations. Here are some charts that show by how much for 800 of them.