Visualization

Showing the stories in data through statistics, design, aesthetics, and code.

Speed puzzling times and strategies

There are competitions where people complete jigsaw puzzles as quickly as they can,…

Evolution of the scrollbar

S├ębastien Matos used a straightforward view to show the evolution of the scrollbar,…

Researchers might have found Amelia Earhart’s crashed plane

For NPR, Juliana Kim reports: Deep Sea Vision, an ocean exploration company based…

Decline of the school bus

For WP’s Department of Data, Andrew Van Dam notes the decline of the…

Infinite Craft with large language model

Start with water, fire, wind, and earth and see what you can craft…

Local wanderlust

Alastair Humphreys, using a 20 by 20 kilometer map of where he lives,…

World railway map

Usually you see a railway map from a local perspective, because it’s meant…

Cost of a Big Mac at every McDonald’s in the United States

A map, by Pantry & Larder, shows the cost of a Big Mac…

Shifting bird populations

Using data from the crowdsourced database eBird, Harry Stevens mapped the shifts in…

Mathematical feature in all Sudoku puzzles

For Numberphile, Simon Anthony explains the Phistomephel Ring. The shape always contains the…

Oceans that all the rivers drain

Rivers drain into oceans. Grasshopper Geography color-coded the rivers in the world by…

Learning animal languages with AI

Financial Times highlights how researchers are using AI to try to learn what…

Where restaurants serve Asian cuisines in the U.S.

You can find Asian restaurants in most places in the United States, but…

Where it warmed the most in the world

Earth got its hottest year on record in 2023. Based on data from…

Snow drought

A warming climate has meant less snow in the northern hemisphere, which is…

When movies become musicals and then movies again

For The Washington Post, Hanna Zakharenko charted all the movies that were adapted…

Boeing panel that blew off during flight

A refrigerator-sized panel popped off a Boeing 737 MAX 9 during the ascent…

Map with a receipt printer

Aaron Koelker used a receipt printer to print a six-foot long map of…