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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 --...
NBC News: Election Confessions
Dear Judges: Election Confessions is a custom-built & custom-designed NBC News web app that lets readers share their innermost thoughts about the presidential candidates and lets NBC staff...
Childhood Obesity and Poverty in America
Artwork for 2U regarding childhood obesity and poverty in America
Berlin Re:Tweets – The Political Tweet Beat Of Germany
The Webapplication berlin re:tweets shows on basis of likes and retweets, which politicians of the German Bundestag received the most reactions on their tweets. Different visualizations of likes...
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...
How Many Counterfeit Banknotes Were Found
The volume of counterfeit banknotes - and coins, and bills, in Russia for eight years decreased almost threefold. What money is forged most often - in the TASS infographics.
100 days of Trump claims
Throughout President Trump’s first 100 days, the Fact Checker team tracked false and misleading claims made by the president since Jan. 20.
Federal budget 2017
The Government expects to spend $14 billion more in the next financial year compared to the current financial year.
Zones Of Silence (Zonas De Silencio)
A project that visualizes news coverage of murders in Mexico. A Machine Learning algorithm was created and trained to locate, collect, and analyze news stories online. After the data was filtered...
Every 40-year Returns Curve from US Stock Indexes since 1870, superimposed
This image represents all possible return curves from index funds 1870 to 2016, using a buy-and-hold strategy. All values are "real" returns, meaning that dividends and inflation have already been...
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...
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...
America's global standing plummets under Donald Trump
A new survey from Pew Research Centre shows sharp drops in global approval ratings for America since the election of Donald Trump.
What Trump Cut In His Budget
On May 23, the Trump administration released his full 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending.
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.
Here's how 'Obamacare' covered Americans with pre-existing conditions. What happens next?
In all, at least 30 pre-existing conditions would automatically disqualify people from major health insurance plans before the Affordable Care Act, according to another recent study by the Kaiser...
Comparing Women's Working Hours Across the Globe
Based on data from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, this visualization examines the number of hours worked by women on average per week. The story originally appeared in...
Europeans greatly overestimate Muslim population, poll shows
Members of the public in European states including France, Belgium, Germany and the UK greatly overestimate their country’s Muslim population and the rate at which it is growing.
Clinton and Trump Have Very Different Strategies for the Final Stretch
As the presidential campaign enters its final weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their closing arguments in this long and bruising election. The candidates’ positions on the issues...
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 -...
The size of the gender wage gap in Australia
To understand what the gap means in people's every day life, I compared the time it takes for men and women to earn those wages. In each occupation, how many weeks at a male's average salary does...
Copy, Paste, Legislate: We Looked For Legislation That Was Written By Special Interests. We Found It In All 50 States.
Lawmakers are supposed to write your laws. Instead, sometimes, special interests write them. This is how they do it. Our investigation examined nearly 1 million bills introduced in all 50 states...
A Timeline of School Shootings Since Columbine
On April 20, 1999, the United States where shocked by the High School school shooting and attempted bombing in Columbine, CO. It caused 15 fatalities (12 students, one teacher, and two...
Pipeline Vandalism Cost
Pipeline vandalism leads to scarcity and shortage of petroleum products, as well as decrease in electricity supply with the attendant socio-economic problems. Nigeria over the years has been...
A breakdown of internal migration in the U.S. A project for BookYourData.com
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...
The parallels between the Russia investigation and Watergate
Russian interference in the presidential election and the investigation into alleged collusion with the Trump campaign has drawn comparisons to Watergate, with the appointment of an independent...
Bloomberg Brexit Barometer
Can a metaphor with animated weather icons track the economic well-being of the United Kingdom and show the impact of Brexit over time? Here is our attempt at adding a little levity to an important...
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...
The Rule Of Law: Hong Kong Vs China
This visual story compares how Hong Kong and China apply the rule of law. The gap between the two systems is laid out and both jurisdictions are compared to the best and worst countries, as tracked...