We’ve seen many one-off projects that show the distortions you get when you project a map. There’s just no avoiding them, when you convert a 3-D object onto a two-dimensional plane. Vox demonstrates and explains with an inflatable globe.
Physical demo of how all maps are wrong
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Population Growth and Seats Gained
The Census Bureau released state population counts for 2020. Here’s how each state gained and lost population and seats.
Mapping the Spread of Obesity
A look at the rise for each state over three decades, for men and women.
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.