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Pollution: Have a Gold Star
The second largest polluing country in the world blatantly denies the existence of global warming, while we are witnessing some of the harshest environmental disasters directly related to the issue...
VizEx / Text Similarities Explorations
This is an interactive visualization of a thesaurus – the view highlights the relationship between central search word and its reference to other words used within the dataset. A query word is...
People, Language & Identity
With the development of science and technology, people in the future will be able to set up a lunar orbiting laboratory, and use the moon as a foothold for more distant planets. Flying to the moon...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...
The Blue Lagoon Recipe
Data design created with the blue lagoon ingredients. A successful cocktail is a matter of proportions. Yes but which ones? Here is the visual recipe of the famous Blue Lagoon. A diamond of color...
The US Foreign-aid Budget, Visualized
Last month, the Obama administration announced an eye-popping $38 billion security assistance deal with the Israelis, to be disbursed over ten years starting in 2019. That caught us off-guard. It...
How old was artwork when it was purchased by the Tate?
Overall, this data set proved pretty challenging to find any insights. Turner was such a large proportion that I couldn't see anything in the data until I got rid of him. It also helped to hide all...
All solar flares laid over one another as you look at The Sun. Each flare is a circle. Since Feb 2002 there have been 115424 flares detected by the RHESSI mission. Most originate from The Sun...
Empathy in an Epidemic
Every day, 91 people overdose on opioids in the United States. Opioid addiction has become an epidemic. Why is it such a big problem? And what can we do to help? In this animation, a...
The Colour of the Sight
It is said that the eyes are the mirror to the soul. While this is arguable, it is undeniable that they mirror our genetics. Eye colour is one of the features that make each of us unique. But why...
Metal Underground: A Transit Guide to the Heavy Music Underworld
Metal Underground imagines the sub-genres of heavy metal and related rock as nodes on a transit map with their relationships to each other traced out by subway, tram, and light rail routes. Route...
Globe of International Trade
In 2015, the global import-export market totaled $15.6 trillion. This animated map shows where those goods came from and where they went. Each dot represents $1 billion in value of a particular...
The Multibillion Euro Theft
Never before has the state lost so much money through tax trickery. How did the largest tax scandal in postwar German history come to pass? We have the details.
Early Hearing Detection
The data is driven from CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) of new born babies each year who did not pass a screening test for hearing ability. The color scheme is pastel pink and...
Map of Reddit
Subreddits that had "active" users in common between 2015-2016 are linked by a directed edge whose weight is proportional to the fraction of users from one subreddit that were also active in the...
A comic drawing attention to the fact that having more ways of contacting people doesn't necessarily make it easier to contact people.
Children's mental illness and wellbeing at age 11
What influences children’s risk of developing poor mental health or low wellbeing, and what could protect them from these adversities? CLS researchers analysed information from more than 12,000...
___ is more: Millennials versus Baby Boomers
___ is more? For Millennials and Baby Boomers, there is a clear divide between those who prioritize personal experiences versus financial stability as the "more" that they value. This piece won...
Thousands of bird sounds visualized using machine learning.
Scoutpanel – Scouting Football Talents
Scoutpanel is a data-driven tool to easily access all football player and team performances as well as match reports worldwide. The intuitive and touch-optimised interface helps football scouts to...
The 'Game of Thrones' Social Network
In the HBO megahit Game of Thrones, characters, houses, and allegiances continue to change as new kings and queens gain power, opposing sides do battle, and characters meet one another across the...
The History of the NFL
This visualization tracks the entire history of every team in the NFL. The bar charts above the line show winning seasons and below show losing seasons; gold bars indicate Super Bowl wins. The...
BBC One series Sherlock pictures a contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories. But how different is it from the original narrative? We dissect every episode of the hit show...
The Space Race to Total Connectivity
According to "How Stuff Works", the Internet of Things, or IoT, “consists of all the web-enabled devices that collect, send, and act on data they acquire from their surrounding environments using...
Map of Computer Science
Computer science is the subject that studies what computers can do and investigates the best ways you can solve the problems of the world with them. It is a huge field overlapping pure mathematics,...
America's Busiest Bikeshare Bikes
Meet America's busiest bikes! We sifted bike share data from four cities throughout the USA - Chicago, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Our goal was to find the busiest bike and map its...
DataCrime - Decoding public safety in Brazil
Public Safety data in Brazil is a difficult subject, almost impossible for a regular person to grasp. The data is spread across different government agencies and, more often than not, the agencies...
Intuitive interactive maps & charts visualising an extensive & authoritative database of international trade in natural resources. Chatham House’s resource trade database reorganizes UN...
Here Are the Hate Incidents Against Mosques and Islamic Centers Since 2013
Data from a civil rights group shows that reports of hate incidents involving American mosques jumped sharply in 2015 and has remained at the same rate since — about once every three days. More...
A visual history of every manned Apollo flight, charting one of mankind's greatest achievements all the way from Kennedy's 'We choose to go to the Moon' speech to Armstrong's 'One Small Step' and...