It shows the individual values as they compare to the whole. Rectangles are arranged to maintain hierarchy.

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Comparison of Biden infrastructure plan and updated bipartisan plan

Aatish Bhatia and Quoctrung Bui for NYT’s The Upshot made the comparison using…

Breaking down the $4 trillion bailout

Using a straightforward treemap, The Washington Post looks at where the $4 trillion…

Who Funds the World Health Organization

A couple of weeks ago — or maybe it was a couple of years ago, I’m not sure — the administration announced it would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization. Here's what that does to the overall picture.

Comparing the potential cost of Medicare for everyone

For The Upshot, Josh Katz, Kevin Quealy, and Margot Sanger-Katz, consulted economists to…

How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here's by how much.

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here's an interactive to look.

Treemap art

Ben Shneiderman invented the treemap in the 1990s to visualize the hierarchical contents…

Exploratory treemap for Obama’s 2012 budget proposal

It’s that time of year again. Obama recently released his 2012 budget proposal…

Watching the Pulse of the Olympics on Twitter

The Olympics are in full swing, so of course Twitter is abuzz with…