Mapping the news in real time across the USA.
Nice work from link shortening specialists Bitly, their interactive map also charts which news outlets are winning the readership race in each state.
Google Ngram for rap lyrics. A brilliant tool from the team at Rap Genius.
Money vs Power. Diamonds vs Gold. Visualise the most pertinent questions in rap music using twenty years of lyrics.
A chronological look at names for guys and gals in the USA. What effect did the Little Mermaid have on the balance?
Excellent work from Nathan Yau at Flowing Data.
An innovative and seriously good looking way to map a city by age.
Great work from Susanna Ånäs.
The NY Times map the world’s most famous directors and their favourite actors.