Grid maps are a useful way to show state-level data, as they give equal visual weight to each state and maintain a bit of geographic location for quicker referencing. Each news organization varies the grid locations ever so slightly. Jane Pong collected a number of them to show the differences in this fun little interactive.
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Burger Place Geography
After looking at pizza places, coffee, and grocery stores, I had to look at burger chains across the country. The data was just sitting there.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.
Tooth Fairy Exchange Rate
Calculating how much money a kid gets after exchanging all twenty baby teeth.