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Click an elephant together and save the world
This visual app makes CO2 goals tangible on the personal level: What can you change in your own household to contribute to the 40% reduction of CO2 emissions that the Dutch government has promised...
Gerrymandering: A Nation Divided, but Who's Drawing the Lines?
As a geography student I love making maps, and after Obama's last state of the union address I became interested in gerrymandering. So of course I made maps! I hope they can help others become...
What Is Information Design
Trump's week from hell was Facebook gold
Media companies published a record number of Trump-Russia stories last week, according to SocialFlow's study on 300+ news publishers on Facebook. The number of people who actually saw those stories...
___ is more: Millennials versus Baby Boomers
___ is more? For Millennials and Baby Boomers, there is a clear divide between those who prioritize personal experiences versus financial stability as the "more" that they value. This piece won...
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
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...
Which Fish are Okay to Eat?
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
Most Unlikely Comebacks in the NBA
I hate stats like “Golden State had an unbelievable 21 point comeback.” There’s no context. Did the comeback take 8 minutes or 24 minutes? An 8 minute, 21 point comeback would be more...
WP BrandStudio & Bank of America: How green bonds work
The Washington Post’s in-house creative agency WP BrandStudio and Bank of America partnered to produce a year-long series showcasing how responsible growth strategies are helping customers and...
China's Global Energy Finance
Since 2000, China has provided upwards of $160 billion in development finance to the energy sector for foreign governments across the globe. To understand the scope and breadth of these...
The hard times are behind us
Percent Difference of Month Average Car Production
The Executive Abroad
No sitting American president traveled outside the country before Theodore Roosevelt traveled to Panama in 1906 to see the construction of the Panama Canal. A century later Air Force One regularly...
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...
One of the strongest Korean trends is K-Pop. This visualizes the K-Pop industry, giving a bird's-eye view of the top four agencies and their artists. YouTube data shows their emotions and...
An interactive pedigree radial chart of the Kākāpō - An endangered species of bird.
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...
Cherry Creek's Impact on Denver's Built Environment
Multiple time lines represent a layering of forces, actions and reactions that shape the identity and character of a place both physically and experientially. In order to successfully plan for the...
How to finish a novel: tracking a book's progress from idea to completion
Presenting data from an app that author Wyl Menmuir used to help him write his Booker-longlisted debut, which gives insights into how it was done.
People, Language & Identity
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
Interactive Brain Art
An innovative digital art installation on the ground floor of the new Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus invites visitors to peer inside the brain and meet the...
The 10 Ages of Migration
There was an estimated 2.85 million residents moving between local authorities in England and Wales between July 2014 and June 2015 according to data from ONS. The maps show the net flow per 1,000...
This project is an interactive website illustrating the dynamics of Shenzhen through data analysis on 165 metro station areas. With this metro searching tool, the readers can have a better idea of...
Most congested cities
This infographic reveals the 20 most congested cities in the world, measured by the increase in travel times compared to the free flow of traffic
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...
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...
Where the parties can rely on their voters
This evaluation of all Bundestag elections since 1990 shows the communities in which the parties have always brought their strongest results - and the factors that make up these strongholds.
The Italian Constitutional Referendum Street by Street
Compare the results of the Constitutional Referendum with the results of the latest Administrative Elections for the City of Turin.
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...