One of my favorites of the year, Sam Learner’s River Runner shows you a terrain map that lets you place a drop of rain anywhere in the contiguous United States. You’re then taken on a river tour that shows where the drop ends up. Learner just expanded the project to let you drop water anywhere in the world.
Drop rain anywhere in the world and see where it ends up
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Where People Work and How Much They Make
Salaries for occupations with the same job title can vary across industries. This interactive shows you by how much and who works where.
Remote Workers vs. Non-Remote Workers
How the schedules between remote and non-remote workers differ during workdays.
Sleep Schedule, From the Inconsistent Teenage Years to Retirement
From the teenage years to college to adulthood through retirement, sleep is all over the place at first but then converges towards consistency.