Graphics by Nathan Yau, borne out of everyday curiosities, learning experiments, and mild insomnia.
Best Burger Ranks
Survey participants were asked to grade fast food burger restaurants on eight criteria. This is how each restaurant ranked.
Why People Move
Here are the estimates from the Current Population Survey for the most recent time segment between 2017 and 2018.
How the American Work Day Changed in 15 Years
The American Time Use Survey recently released results for 2018. That makes 15 years of data. What's different? What's the same?
Bachelor’s Degree Movers
As industries change and interests shift, some bachelor's degrees grow more popular while others become less so.
Differences Between Women and Men’s Everyday with Kids
The day-to-day changes a lot when you have kids. However, it seems to change more for women than it does for men.
How Much the Everyday Changes When You Have Kids
I compared time use for those with children under 18 against those without. Here's where the minutes go.
Cost of College
We know that more education usually equals more income, but as the cost of education continues to rise, the challenge to earn a college degree also increases.
When People Find a New Job
Looking at the 100 most common jobs people switched to, a timeline comes into view when we adjust the relative switch rates by age.
Damian Lillard’s Game-Winner in Context
Here are all the playoff threes he's made in his playoff career, plus some R code.
The redacted version (pdf) of the Mueller report was released today. Here’s the…
Percentage of Households in Each Income Level
What percentage of households fall into lower-, middle-, and upper-income levels when you adjust for household size?
What Qualifies as Middle-Income in Each State
The meaning of "middle-income" changes a lot depending on where you live and your household size.
Happiness and Health
When one goes down, so does the other. If only there were a way to keep more people healthy.
The Stages of Relationships, Distributed
Everyone's relationship timeline is a little different. This animation plays out real-life paths to marriage.
The Relationship Timeline Continues to Stretch
We know that people are marrying later in life, but that's not the only shift. The whole relationship timeline is stretching.