Here’s a nice scroller from Katie Park for the Washington Post. It shows dwindling water levels in major reservoirs in California. At its core, there’s only a handful of data points to look at, but instead of a line to represent the top of a bar chart, Park used an animated water line that makes the numbers feel less abstract. I like it.
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If We All Left to “Go Back Where We Came From”
Imagine that those with immigrants in their family tree left the country. Almost everyone, basically.
Shifts in Job Distribution
In the 1950s, almost half of all employed people were either in farming or manufacturing. As you can imagine, work changed a bit over the years.
Game of Distraction
They say a watched pot never boils. So here’s a game where you try to make the pot boiling by looking somewhere else.