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A month of breaking news alerts, visualized
But there’s another factor that probably plays into how deluged we seem to be with news: Every time something happens, major or minor, our phones vibrate with an update — often from multiple...
With His Family’s Fortune at Stake, President Kabila Digs In
Joseph Kabila and his relatives have built a network of businesses that reaches into every corner of Congo’s economy. Is that why he won’t step down?
Tongues of Fire
Tongues of Fire is a series of Data Visualizations with the objective of representing the variations and discrepancies in words used by corporate news media. The data itself is comprised of the...
Where the parties can rely on their voters
This evaluation of all Bundestag elections since 1990 shows the communities in which the parties have always brought their strongest results - and the factors that make up these strongholds.
What happened in Manchester?
What happened in Manchester is a video made the day after the terrorist attack in the Manchester Arena. At times like this, when news develops quickly, the NOS newsroom works at full speed to cover...
When Donald Trump swept to victory in the Electoral College on Nov. 8, perhaps no group was more surprised than journalists, who had largely bought into the polls showing Hillary Clinton was...
What President Obama’s executive actions mean for President Trump
Executive orders are just one of nearly 30 types of presidential actions that the president can use to do his job. All presidents have used them — they range from Lincoln’s Emancipation...
News Clump is a news aggregator designed to promote critical thinking among news readers. The aim of this website is not to tell you what to read, but to provide a platform where you can...
Election Results in the Third Dimension
The typical red/blue U.S. election map is in some ways deceiving. Since there is no adjustment made for population density, the balance of colors often tells you very little about which candidate...
Election results 2017: seat by seat
Latest general election results from the UK’s 650 constituencies. Theresa May’s gamble has failed; the Conservatives have lost their parliamentary majority and have turned to the DUP to support...
The fate of the Caliphate
This is the animated story of the rise, and the eventual fall of the self-proclaimed IS caliphate. The video was produced by the largest news organisation in the Netherlands, NOS. It came about...
The world's largest search
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is unprecedented. The massive search area which is remote and previously unmapped, the complex underwater terrain and extreme depths make for a search...
All the government barbecues
In the last seven years, Brazilian public funds were used to pay for, on average, two steakhouse dinners every day. Since December of 2009, when all the expenses paid with government-sponsored...
United States' debt
The US's debt is one third of the World's total debt.
Global Modern Slavery 2016
Slavery is a term that many don’t associate with modern times; however 45.8 million people are estimated to be living in slavery today. The chart below shows their distribution worldwide and the...
The Return of the Big Screen
In 1984 Apple introduced Macintosh for the first time. In the 1984 ad, the big screen, which was presented as a metaphor for collectivism and censorship, was broken down into small individual...
2016 Election Forecast
Our election forecast used interactive charts and maps to show the constantly changing state of the 2016 presidential race. We used multiple forms -- including several types of charts and maps --...
The Threat From North Korea’s Missiles
Pyongyang has accelerated its tests of missiles and nuclear bombs as it tries to develop a nuclear-armed missile that could hit the U.S. mainland.
All but two countries are in the Paris climate agreement. The U.S. could be the third.
President Trump declared that the United States would leave the Paris climate agreement, following months of infighting among Trump’s staff that left the world in suspense. He said he hopes to...
Federal budget 2017
The Government expects to spend $14 billion more in the next financial year compared to the current financial year.
NAFTA Trade Flows
What does trade within NAFTA look like? Driven by trade data from the UN Comtrade dataset, this interactive explorable analysis of trade within NAFTA profiles trade over time and across commodity...
Another New Normal
2016 was a stormy year for the real estate market. First of all, the sale amount of China's real estate reached 10.25 trillion yuan. Second, 22 cities in China took turns to restrict the purchase...
Who is your president?
The visualization shows the 45 US Presidents cronologically ordered, divided by parties (Democrats or Republicans) and by mandate’s duration. For each President are visualized how many times...
___ 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...
How America’s Thinking Changed Under Obama
Public opinion on 32 big issues over the past eight years
How States Have Voted in US Presidential Elections
This is a piece I made before the 2016 election to explore how US states have voted in the past 13 presidential elections. The visualization shows what party won the state's electoral votes and the...
Terror’s daily reality
To capture the toll of terror, the Los Angeles Times tracked every fatal act of terrorism around the world in April. By the end of the month, terror had struck 180 times, wounded 1,385 and...
The Export Potential Tool is a project by the UN/WTO’s International Trade Centre to help small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries to find products, markets and suppliers with...
How Nafissatou Thiam beat the odds to claim the heptathlon gold in Rio
The Belgian outdid team GB’s Jessica Ennis-Hill, the defending Olympic champion. Breaking personal best after personal best, she gave the performance of a lifetime to steal the crown from the...
2016 US Campaign Expenses
How did candidates spend their money in the 2016 US Election cycle? Data from the FEC