Square Pie Chart

Instead of using angle to represent parts of a whole, the square version uses, well, squares.

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Election ad topics

Midterm election day is just about here in the U.S., so the political…

False positives with prenatal tests for rare conditions

Sarah Kliff and Aatish Bhatia for NYT’s The Upshot look at the uncertainty…

Analysis of representation in crossword puzzles

For The Pudding, Michelle McGhee analyzed representation in crossword puzzles. Some crossword publications…

Happiness and Health

When one goes down, so does the other. If only there were a way to keep more people healthy.

Inflated counts for cleared rape cases

Newsy, Reveal and ProPublica look into rape cases in the U.S. and law…

The Demographics of Others

I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.

LEGO color scheme classifications

Nathanael Aff poked at LEGO brickset data with some text mining methods in…

Working on Tips, by State

What percentage of a waiter and waitress's income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn't straightforward but we can try.

Square pie chart beats out the rest in perception study

Many hate pie charts. Others love them. I think they’re useful but have…