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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Why People Visit the Emergency Room
These are the top 250 products that people injure themselves on or with in a year.
A Day in the Life: Work and Home
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.
Working on Tips, by State
What percentage of a waiter and waitress’s income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn’t straightforward but we can try.