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Death and Destruction in Lombok
Chaos and destruction were evident across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck in August. It was the second powerful quake to hit the island in a week,...
The Perfect Presidential Stump Speech
For this thought experiment, we asked one former Republican speech writer and one Democratic speechwriter to team up and compose a bipartisan presidential stump speech that panders to the largest...
Disinformation, 'Fake News' And Influence Campaigns On Twitter
Did you know it’s not that hard to identify bots and automated accounts on social media? You can simply follow the traces they leave and their non-human behavior is easily revealed! Accurat turned...
How Kerala’s Dams Failed To Prevent Catastrophe
More than 5 million people in Kerala were affected and over 200 were killed amid torrential rain and floods in August 2018. The flooding, dubbed the worst to hit the southern state in nearly a...
How Every Boeing 737 MAX Was Grounded In Five Days
Over 300 Boeing 737 MAX planes were taken out of service within a week of Boeing’s second accident in five months. Banning planes from flying is rare and the 737 is only the eighth type of aircraft...
Rent or Buy in New York?
If New York home sellers had big dreams when they listed their properties, now they’re adjusting to reality.
Childhood Obesity and Poverty in America
Artwork for 2U regarding childhood obesity and poverty in America
We tracked the Trump scandals on right-wing news sites. Here’s how they covered it.
The past week of Trump scandals for people reading mainstream news outlets has gone something like this: President Trump fired the FBI director who was investigating his campaign’s connection with...
North Korea's missiles and their ranges
The rocket tests of recent years show that North Korean missiles are no longer limited to targets across Asia. Their ultimate and preferred target, the US, is now within reach of its latest...
Public budgets visualized. Website & tool.
Democratic governments take 30%-50% of our income. Arguments about economics, politics and corruption occupy a large part of the public discourse. But shockingly - in the age of self-driving cars -...
Eight years. 533 campaign promises. Tracking the record of President Barack Obama.
This project, entitled "Visualization of climate data for the web", was developed as part of a master’s dissertation by the University of Coimbra. The Climate Change is a current issue and, with...
Where the 2,600+ separated migrant children are now
Today's the deadline for the government to reunite all families.
Boeing MAX: A Tale Of Two Crashes
After two Boeing 737 MAX planes crashed within six months of each other, the Journal set out to answer the question of what went wrong in a visual explainer created with painstaking accuracy. This...
A Window Into Delhi’s Deadly Pollution
Reuters set up a camera on top of our Delhi bureau, capturing hundreds of images over October-November, historically the worst period of air quality each year in the Indian capital. The graphics...
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...
Mapping the flow of International Trade
According the UN’s Comtrade database, the global market for imported goods totaled $15.6 trillion in 2015. This map shows where those goods came from and where they went, each dot representing $1...
This infographic shows the economic data of Greece, from agriculture products to urban population.
Instead of Brexit
The Brexit divorce bill is estimated to be £66 billion. Instead, let’s buy every working person in the UK a burrito for lunch every day for a year.
United States' debt
The US's debt is one third of the World's total debt.
Missile strikes of the United States, France and Britain on Syria
The reason for striking a blow at the Arab Republic was the incident on April 7 in the Syrian city of Dumas, where, according to some statements, chemical weapons were used.
Security Monitor (Observa Segurança)
#Observasegurança is a non-profit public safety data visualization tool. With millions of data points comprising 4 different databases - including ones that have never before been made public -...
Before Getting a Seat on the Bench, Supreme Court Nominees Have a Hill to Climb
Less than two weeks after taking office, President Donald Trump announced that he was nominating Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Roughly two months later, he was confirmed by the Senate. That...
How three recent launches signalled new leaps in North Korea's missile capabilities
It wasn’t a big surprise, but it was a big deal — so much so that North Korea issued commemorative stamps. Two successful missile launches in July almost certainly proved that the country had...
Inaugurate is an interactive guide to presidential inauguration speeches through the lens of Google Search, built by Jan Willem Tulp of Tulp Interactive in connection with the Google News Lab and...
Everywhere Trump Traveled Before Air Force One
President Donald Trump finally took his first foreign trip—after waiting longer than any president since Lyndon Johnson—raising an intriguing question about his past: Where did he travel when he...
Explore all $304.6 billion in goods that the US imports from Mexico in a year
An entire database made accessible on your phone. Complexity distilled down to a looping, explorable interactive that gives you both the big picture and the minute details. David Yanofsky, Quartz...
What People In Switzerland Worry About
Every summer, the gfs.bern research institute is commissioned by Credit Suisse to ask the Swiss public what they are worried about. For decades, unemployment was the unbeaten number one - even...
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...
The Lifespan Of News Stories
The Lifespan Of News Stories is a collaboration between Schema, Google News Initiative, Alberto Cairo and Axios. The project analyzes the shape of search interest data from the top news stories of...