Charlie Loyd, who works with satellite imagery at Mapbox, put together a 12-second time-lapse of Earth using a day of data from Japan’s weather satellite Himawari-8. The experiment is called Glittering Blue. Derek Watkins used the data to similar effect last year, but Glittering Blue is bigger and at high resolution making it all the more mesmerizing.
Satellite time-lapse of Earth
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People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?
The Stages of Relationships, Distributed
Everyone’s relationship timeline is a little different. This animation plays out real-life paths to marriage.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.