Heatmap

Cells or bins are colored based on data. As with all visualization types that use color as the main visual encoding, choose shades carefully.

This Age is the New Age

30 is the new 20. Wait. 40 is the new 20. No, scratch…

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.

Increasing ocean temperatures, decreasing ice

For National Geographic, Kennedy Elliot made a series of heatmaps that show the…

How People Meet Their Partners

"So how'd you two meet?" There's always a story, but the general ways people meet are usually similar. Here are the most common.

Goodbye, Mid-Range Shot

There's a space on the basketball court called "mid-range." It's actually not off-limits. In fact, people used to shoot these so-called "mid-range" shots.

How to Make Animated (GIF) Heatmaps in R

Using color as the visual encoding, show changes over time in two dimensions.

Heatmap shows deaths by age in different countries

This interactive heatmap by Jonas Schöley shows mortality rates by age. Just use…

Shifting Causes of Death

The most common causes of death changed over the years. They vary across sex and age group. This animation shows the details of these changes.

Visualizing Patterns on Repeat

Things have a way of repeating themselves, and it can be useful to highlight these patterns in data.

Basketball Stat Cherry Picking

Wow your friends during the game with random win percentages, based on various player stats.

Tax calculator that considers where you live

Here’s a different look at tax cuts and increases from Reuben Fischer-Baum for…

How I Made That: Interactive Heatmap

Add interaction so that you can show different segments of the data and allow comparisons.

American Daily Routine

Sleep. Work. Play. The times and everything in between change depending on who you talk to.

Who Earns More Income in American Households?

Compared to 1970, a shift towards women making the higher income.

Fatal Traffic, When and Where

These are the traffic crashes that resulted in deaths in 2015, categorized by month, time of day, and factors involved.

Time-lapse of community-edited pixels

For April Fool’s Day, Reddit ran a subreddit, r/place, that let users edit…

Scrabble data and analysis

Looking for some data to play with? James P. Curley compiled Scrabble data…

Where to Find Jeopardy! Daily Doubles

Placement of Daily Double clues, from season 1 to 31. Watch them play out.

Impact of vaccines throughout history

Not that anyone who does not vaccinate their kids cares, but Tynan DeBold…

NFL players getting bigger

Football players are getting bigger. Noah Veltman, a developer for the WNYC Data…