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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Commonness of Divorce in America
I wondered how common it is for someone to get a divorce. While I’ve touched on the topic before, I’ve never calculated it directly, so I gave it a go.
Data Underload #8 – Unsolicited
A few months back, the Caltrans Performance Measurement System (PeMS) …
When Straight Americans Lost Their Virginity
Everyone has his or her own timeline, but here it is in general for Americans.