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The Tools Animals Use
Some animal groups have displayed more than 20 ways of using tools while others demonstrate just a few, scientists say. Orangutans borrow canoes to forage for aquatic plants. Octopuses carry...
Giving up time as a parent
One of the challenges of parenting is that you have to spend a lot of what was once your own time caring for your kids. This time must be taken from an existing activity. After all, there is a...
From side streams to valuable products
This interactive visualization aims to provide insight into side stream valorization opportunities for the paper industry, in order to support stakeholders in becoming more sustainable. The...
An Ocean of Noise
Exploration of 16 months of Spotify Top 200 streaming data, what it can show us about the useful life of popular music in a streaming context, and avenues for future exploration as more data is...
#DEARDUO Data Project
Two data visualization enthusiasts take on a year-long data visualization project. Tracking quantified-self data In the spirit of Dear Data, but with the twist that we traded data sets to be...
So, you want to learn how to code?
Quiz and visualization to help people who are new to programing figure out what language they should start learning. I've seen many friends who want to enter the technology field, but start by...
Those Who Did Not Cross
This map shows in a single image the people who lost their lives as they tried to reach European shores from 2005 to 2015. These men, women, and children were fleeing conflict and instability in...
Watch the rising of the Shanghai skyline in 49 seconds
In 2016, Shanghai Tower, the tallest skyscraper in China opened to the public, which contributed to the completeness of Shanghai skyline. Since the early 1990s, Lujiazui has been developed...
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...
A Statistical Dive into Urban-Rural Prejudice
In many Western countries, there is a significant divide between rural and urban attitudes. Does the same hold true for Germany? To find out, we took a closer look where people live and what...
People, Language & Identity
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...
The explosion of the internet
Each Line represents a country. Length and Color represent % of country with internet access.
The goddesses of Venus
Landmarks on Venus are named after famous women or goddesses. I made a topographic map introducing the woman behind each name. You can find the full-size map here.
Familiarity vs. Discovery in Spotify Listening
At Spotify, we're interested in observing users’ behavior and inferring what that means about their relationship to music. This experimental project visualizes several months' worth of listening...
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...
This is what would look like, if the annual emissions from cars in Los Angeles would form a big bubble instead of mixing into the air. That bubble would be hovering right over Downtown Los Angeles...
2017 Terrorist Attacks
In recent years, an increasing number of terrorist attacks have shocked communities around the world. Many of the gravest attacks have occurred in nations often overlooked by Western media, such as...
Gun Violence in United States
Gun violence in the United States results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. Gun violence is most common in poor urban areas and frequently associated with gang violence, often involving...
Cyberthreat real-time map
A real-time map of malware, suspicious emails, and so on. Reported by a variety of digital security companies from across the world.
Analyzing the Gender Representation of 34,476 Comic Book Characters
Female characters appear in superhero comics less often than males — but when they are included, how are they depicted?
People, Language & Identity
The colour of disease
Online images are an important resource for understanding medical conditions and their impact on those affected. The images of disease available online are dominated by visible effects on the human...
Dead on Arrival
Since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his war on drugs a year ago, Philippine police have taken hundreds of dead bodies to hospital. Why?
There's Big Money to be Made in Asteroid Mining
If humans were ever able to get their hands on just one asteroid, it would be a game-changer. That’s because the value of many asteroids are measured in the quintillions of dollars, which makes...
The Internet Muggles Project
The development of malware has become more and more unpredictable in recent years. This indicates that the prevention of malware infection would become more difficult. It draws attention with...
Each year, the United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases the results of a survey of the state of global "happiness." This World Happiness Report ranks 155 countries by...
Air Quality in the United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) takes hourly Air Quality readings at hundreds of sites nationwide, and produces an Air Quality Index (AQI) that measures how healthy the air is at...
The curious case of Romania's Gheorghe Doja streets
Having streets in Hungary named after a Hungarian historical figure is nothing unusual. It’s by no means that unheard of to have streets in neighboring countries bear said name, provided that...
All Flights from Dragon Ball Z
Based on the manga by Akira Toriyama, the first episode of Dragon Ball Z aired in Japan on April 26, 1989. Even after more than 25 years, the anime is still extremely popular, with a filler-free...
Battling Modern Slavery
Despite vast improvements in the global ﬁght against modernday slavery over the past decade, more than 45 million people remain victims of forced labour worldwide, with 58 per cent of those from...
Made for William Bevington’s Typography and Visual Design, this project is made up of 196 assets, each including a glass icon, a drink name, and various other data. The assets are combined to make...