Long distances (and big numbers) can be difficult grasp. Designers Jesse Williams and David Paliwoda took a stab at it and made it easier to understand the distance from Mars. Simple and totally fun. I’m not sure how accurate the travel time and distance are, but I’m guessing it takes differing orbits into account.
Distance to Mars
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Mapping the Spread of Obesity
A look at the rise for each state over three decades, for men and women.
3-D-Printed Time Series Plates
After seeing a 1950s physical visualization, I wondered if I could follow a similar process using modern techniques.
Salary and Occupation
Salaries vary across occupations. Here are some charts that show by how much for 800 of them.