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1812: When Napoleon Ventured East
A special historical project by Russian news agency TASS dedicated to one of the most dramatic pages in Russia’s past – the Patriotic War of 1812. This program is based on a map outlined by French...
Data that feels gravity.
Here are data that feel gravity. This presented physical object offers "statistics at your fingertips". Such objects make data more exciting that are worthwhile to be remembered and...
Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
How do people in developing countries spend their money?
Two-thirds of the money spent by Indian households go to roti, kapda aur makaan (food and beverages, clothing and footwear, and housing) alone. What about households in other developing countries?...
The Cley Square
A visualisation of the birds sighted in north Norfolk nature reserves.
3D rendering of weather model output. The viewer floats above the sea, and focuses on a cloud system which formed over an island. The black "arrows" visualise rain falling out of the cloud. Where...
How big are animal brains?
A visual comparison across several species determining which animals have the largest brain size compared to their body size. Hint: It's not humans.
Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?
In 1977, the great computer scientist Donald Knuth published a paper called The Complexity of Songs, which is basically one long joke about the repetitive lyrics of newfangled music (example quote:...
Disc vs. Drum Brakes
A cross section diagram comparing disc brakes with drum brakes.
Since Google started keeping track in 2004, people have used Google to research holidays in Italy, Greece, Austria, Brazil, Thailand...they've searched for cities and islands, for ski resorts and...
Jeff Bezos’s Path to Becoming the Richest Person on Earth
Blink and you might have missed it: On July 27, 2017, 10:10AM, Jeff Bezos briefly became the world’s richest person. His stake in Amazon.com Inc. has soared nearly fivefold since the online...
People, Language & Identity
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...
What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score?
What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score under the US system? Answer: Your credit reports and your credit scores are two different things. A credit report is a statement...
Eni commissioned The Visual Agency to design an interactive longform to tell the story of the company's evolution. We took the perspective ofexplaining the three key pillars of their work over the...
People, Language & Identity
The timeline of human evolution
This illustrated story of the human evolution spans from the first cell to Charles Darwin in 7.27 meters with 259 beautiful flat illustrations. In this survey, all the most relevant species are...
Mind the Gap: The U.K.-EU Trade Challenge
The U.K. wants to negotiate a sweeping free-trade deal with the EU to replace its single-market membership after Brexit. But the data show it's not in a great negotiating position. We visualized...
In the federal government, how likely is it that a woman will make more than a man?
If men and women were evenly distributed among federal jobs and pay ranges, you’d expect women to make more than men about half the time.
The Titanic, facts and numbers
The artwork is a visual exploration of the disaster of the RMS Titanic. It shows the distribution of survivals and victims by class, sex, and age group. There are also a geographical analysis of...
The Phylogenetic Roots of Human Lethal Violence
The psychological, sociological and evolutionary roots of conspecific violence in humans are still debated, despite attracting the attention of intellectuals for over two millennia. Conspecific...
Federal budget 2017
The Government expects to spend $14 billion more in the next financial year compared to the current financial year.
The longest running study on wild elephants
The scientists at the Amboseli Trust for Elephant have studied the same population of elephants since 1972. They know most individuals by name, as well as their genealogy. We built this...
I am the Greatest
When Muhammad Ali died in June 2016 we wanted to create a visual tribute to the finest boxer who ever lived. As we run a Slow Journalism magazine, which reports on events at least three months...
Swimming World Records throughout History
This project is an exploration of how much swimming has improved since the beginning of the 20th Century. It includes three different visualizations: the first one focuses in the average speeds of...
On the Road to the Holy Grail: From Final 8 to Premiers. A History of Aussie Rules Football
A look at the 120-year history of Australian Rules Football (1897-2016). The visualization explores ladder placement for each club after the home and away season as well as premiership success.
Lynchburg, Virginia: The Most Typical City in America
Data is nothing without context. How can we understand a city without first understanding the characteristics of a normal or typical city? I crunched the numbers on eight measures of 917 cities to...
Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship: A Data Exploration
An exploration of indicators from the World Bank’s TCData360 portal, which tells a story about influential factors on innovation and entrepreneurship. This interactive demo was co-created by...
Magic Wands of Every Harry Potter Character
Ron had a wand of ash wood and a core of unicorn hair— before he broke it after a nasty encounter with the Whomping Willow, of course. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first ever...
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,...
The Air We Breathe (around London's health centres)
This interactive map shows that central London is blanketed in air pollution that is above legal limits. The visualisation is based on new data from King's College London, combining air pollution...
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...