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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...
New York’s celebrated and diverse restaurant culture at “the center of the universe” inspired FOODIVERSE, a visualization of food quality and customer experience in all Manhattan restaurants. It...
The Most-Watched NBA Moments, by decade
What is the most-watched NBA moment of all time? We identified over hundreds of thousands of NBA videos on YouTube and categorized each by game and play. Here are the top 100 videos from several...
A new world atlas for a planet in crisis
Coming almost 450 years after the world's first Atlas, this Atlas for the End of the World audits the status of land use and urbanization in the most critically endangered bioregions on Earth. It...
Christmas 2015 Was Filled With Hoverboards — And Hoverboard Injuries
As people flood into stores on Black Friday to do their holiday shopping on the cheap, which toys will they be scouring the aisles for? Smart R2-D2, if they think they can beat the hordes, or maybe...
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...
Mapping the Timesheet of Urban Cycling
Over one year in Boston, 1,064,053 people cycled 16,548,483 mins in total. They burned 56,264,845 calories and saved 1,581,331,745 g CO2 emissions compared to if their journeys were by car. This...
Ozone air quality index values
While ozone levels in Clark County, Nevada generally fall into the good to moderate category, they occasionally reach unhealthy to very unhealthy levels between late spring and early autumn,...
Temperatures have been slowly rising for a number of years. In the charts below you can see that the late 19th and early 20th century were quite cool relative to the rest of the time period,...
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.
Discover the illustrated story of the Jumbo (Boeing 747) and its travels around the world from 1969 till today. In this map, I sketched a lot of 747 of different operators, with the original...
Spectrum of Personality Disorders
The framework for diagnosing personality disorders is in need of an overhaul. Which of the top 10 are proposed for removal?
People, Language & Identity
Trumped: Analyzing 100 Days of Tweets
When Donald Trump took office on January 20th, 2017, he was already known for his tweeting — Slate even called him the best. Known for his strong interjections and his 140-character feuds with...
Disney's Rise to the Top of the Domestic Box Office
Analysis of Box Office trends, by Distributor, from 2011-2016. Reveals the rise of Disney and how the Star Wars and Marvel franchises helped them rise to the top of domestic box office ratings in...
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
Xiro 3. Hair dryer innovation, the new technological revolution
Hair dryer innovation, the new technological revolution. Presentation of a new technological device, it changes into a new and innovative way how we dry our hair nowadays.
Uber Vs Cabs
All 4.5 million Uber pick-ups, and 82.4 million yellow cab pick-ups between April and September 2014. The rise of Uber is well documented, but the geographic complexity is often harder to see as...
Treepedia measures the canopy cover in cities. Rather than count the individual number of trees, we’ve developed a scaleable and universally applicable method by analyzing the amount of green...
This project is about the revival of the ancient Incan Quipu. Quipu is a recording device used by the Incas for collecting and keeping track of data. It consists of cords containing numeric and...
35 Years of American Death / Patterns Of Death In The South Still Show The Outlines Of Slavery
If you look at maps of mortality rates across the country, you might notice a pattern showing up again and again. It's a crescent shape that starts in southeastern Virginia and curves around the...
Typhoon Footprints in 68 years
Every summer, typhoons rage in the southeast coast of China, causing great losses to the coastal people. We visualized the tracks of all the 1832 typhoons since 1949, and unfolded the story around...
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...
Visualizing Canada's Indian Residential Schools
Canada's Indian Residential School System was a network of boarding schools, industrial schools, and federal hostels created to remove indigenous children from their homes, their families, and...
People, Language & Identity
What Is Information Design
This is the tangled future of tech and transportation
When Didi Chuxing merged with Uber China in a $35 billion mega-merger it further complicated the already interconnected world of ride-hailing, tech, and transportation. Business Insider compiled...
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) of Washington DC manages and maintains transportation infrastructure. In the district, many commuters use public transport instead of a personal...
041/342, From psychedelic rock to minimalism.
041/342 is a visual experience in analysing a psychedelic rock piece. It charts my journey to minimalism.
Van Gogh in images on Wikipedia
The visualization explores how different languages present Van Gogh's work and life by images. Inspired by Geolinguistic Contrasts in Wikipedia. The viz tries to show different narrative strategies...
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...
It wasn’t always the East – where Germany votes for the far-right
The German federal election takes place this September. For the first time since the 1950s, a party to the right of the CDU/CSU is on track to enter the German parliament: the right-wing populist...