This Age is the New Age

30 is the new 20. Wait. 40 is the new 20. No, scratch that. 50 is the new 20. Or is 50 the new 30? Here’s what the Google says, so you know it must be true.

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How to Make (and Animate) a Circular Time Series Plot in R

Also known as a polar plot, it is usually not the better option over a standard line chart, but in select cases the method can be useful to show cyclical patterns.

How I Made That: Animated Square Pie Chart

Also known as waffle charts. Using animated transitions between values, you can allow for comparisons between categories.

How to Make Cartograms in R

While the reshaped geography doesn’t work all the time, the use of size to show data can be more intuitive in some cases.

How to Make an Interactive Map of Geographic Paths

With latitude and longitude coordinates, there are a number of ways to map geographic data using D3.js and Leaflet.

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Shifts in How Couples Meet, Online Takes the Top

How do couples meet now and how has it changed over the years? Watch the rankings play out over six decades.

Seeing How Much We Ate Over the Years

How long will chicken reign supreme? Who wins between lemon and lime? Is nonfat ice cream really ice cream? Does grapefruit ever make a comeback? Find out in these charts.

A Day in the Life: Work and Home

I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.

Famous Movie Quotes as Charts

In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute …