Mt. Everest is a tall mountain. How tall is it?? Glad you asked. The Washington Post has a tall scrolling graphic to help you understand the scale of the world’s tallest mountain. But, instead of scrolling down the page, the scroller takes you to the bottom of the mountain first and against all preconceived notions of scrolling on the internet, you scroll up. Gasp.
A tall graphic to show Mt. Everest scale
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2015
These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.
How to Spot Visualization Lies
Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.