Radio station frequencies, by genre

Posted to Statistical Visualization  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

In most areas in the United States, lower FM frequencies are reserved for non-commercial educational broadcasting, and the rest is for commercial broadcasting. (And suddenly, radio music availability during long drives makes sense to me.) Upon this trivia nugget, Bob Baxley wondered what the distribution of frequencies looked like across various genres. With a quick scrape and a plot, here’s what he got. [Thanks, Bob]

Favorites

Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?

We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile …

Famous Movie Quotes as Charts

In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute …

Years You Have Left to Live, Probably

The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.