These are graphics I made, borne out of everyday curiosities, learning experiments, and mild insomnia.
I was toying around with the idea of multivariate beer, where the ingredients varied by county demographics. Could I taste the difference? Here's how the experiment went.
Subway dominates the sandwich chains.
Select one or more races for a quick comparison. Counties are colored by the most prevalent.
In English, there's an idiom that notes confusion: "It's all Greek to me." Other languages have similar sayings, but they don't use Greek as their point of confusion.
I’m sure you finished your taxes months ago, but here’s a chart of…
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here's by how much.
Placement of Daily Double clues, from season 1 to 31. Watch them play out.
See who has it worse off and better than you.
We don't all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.
Stare at boundary lines long enough, and you'll start to see weird things too.
The way that people get around can say a lot about how a place is made up. Here's an interactive map that shows how people get to work in America.
Some places attract young singles, whereas others attract married couples and families. I was curious how this varied across the country, so I mapped it.
For every family get-together I go to, it seems there are more kids running around. I know that they are related to me somehow, but what do I call them? Maybe this chart will help next time.
Data Fluency: Empowering Your Organization with Effective Data Communication, by Zach and Chris…
There's a new addition to the FlowingData book series on the way.