• One of the biggest problems facing Italy is the phenomenon of organised crime.
  • Imagine a world where natural resources can no longer provide for the human population. Now imagine this happening in just 35 years’ time.
  • Data visualization tends to tell stories you weren't expecting.
  • See your social media presence in beautiful, creature-like form with Stefan Wagner’s mesmerising live data visualization project, Sociotope.
  • Fancy seeing some of your own data viz on here? Then let us know about it!
  • With film fever in full swing, go and check out Silk’s awesome data viz project Women in Film, which tests gender bias in over 5,000 movies released in the last 100 years.

    A film can only ‘pass’ if it features at least two named women who talk to each other about something other than a man.

    Movies that have failed to meet these criteria, popularly known as the Bechdel test, have included Lord of the Rings, Avatar and The Social Network.

    By introducing an interactive tool that enables users to assess by genre and year, Silk's project reveals some pretty shock...

  • It often seems like the debate over climate change is stuck.
  • This will keep you occupied over the holidays. See what you can do with a dataset all about food poisoning.
  • 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic weighing more than 268,000 tonnes are floating around the world’s oceans.
  • Terrorist groups continue to dominate the news.

    But which have been around the longest? And which are the most deadly?

    Data viz agency Periscopic decided to find out as part of a project for the Global Terrorism Database.

    The result? A World of Terror, a website visualizing the impact of the world’s most significant terror organisations between 1970 and 2013.

    In true data viz fashion, we get a different picture from the one we’re used to seeing. Terror organisations aren't mostly from the Middle East. What emerges is a comparatively longer history ...

  • David Leonhardt and his team at The Upshot have worked with Climate Central to make this incredible interactive dataviz showing the number of people that will be affected by regular flood...