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
Projects by FlowingData See All →
Game of Distraction
They say a watched pot never boils. So here’s a game where you try to make the pot boiling by looking somewhere else.
What Alcohol People Around the World Drink
Americans get most of their alcohol from beer, but it’s not like that everywhere.
Impact on Households in the United States
The Census Bureau has been running the Household Pulse Survey since April 23, 2020 to get some gauge for how the pandemic is changing things at home. Here’s how things look so far.