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#breastcancer Twitter Connections
An image which illustrates a fascinating visualisation of Twitter conversations about breast cancer, created by a team at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), has been unveiled as a winner...
Emissions change starts at the top
Some of the largest companies in America are also those leading the charge toward a more sustainable future, according to a joint report by Calvert Research, WWF, CDP, and Ceres. Today’s...
Viz for Social Good
Viz for Social Good is a social data project run by Chloe Tseng. The mission is to empower mission-driven organizations and increase awareness of social issues through beautiful and informative...
The Return of the Big Screen
In 1984 Apple introduced Macintosh for the first time. In the 1984 ad, the big screen, which was presented as a metaphor for collectivism and censorship, was broken down into small individual...
70 countries have had a female leader
As nations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, the number of countries that have had a female leader continues to expand. But the list is still relatively short, and even when...
The President of the United States - Exploring 228 years of the Commander-in-Chief
This visualization explores the history of American leadership, displaying a timeline of every past president and charting their lives from birth, through education, career and presidency. It...
The Case For Stephen Curry, MVP
How did Steph go from being a one-man revolution and the first unanimous MVP to being almost an afterthought in the race? Well, two things: The already-great Golden State Warriors signed one...
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...
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damage)
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damages) is a visual journalism project which sheds a light on the destruction of historical heritage during the Syrian civil war. Text insights and maps...
Cracking the Mystery of Egg Shape
Every egg rolls a different way. For centuries, scientists wondered why egg shapes are so different from one bird to the next. Now, we think we’ve finally cracked the mystery. To start,...
150 fastest Average Internet Speeds Worldwide: How Long Does it Take to Load a 5MB Picture
"150 fastest Average Internet Speeds Worldwide: How Long Does it Take to Load a 5MB Picture?" - A real-time animated infographic. I made an animated GIF infographic and a video version for...
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,...
Same Stats, Different Graphs
Datasets which have the same statistical properties, yet produce dissimilar graphs, are an effective tool to demonstrate the importance of visualizing your data. Anscombe’s Quartet is the famous...
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...
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...
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
Pollution: Have a Gold Star
The second largest polluing country in the world blatantly denies the existence of global warming, while we are witnessing some of the harshest environmental disasters directly related to the issue...
The History of the NFL
This visualization tracks the entire history of every team in the NFL. The bar charts above the line show winning seasons and below show losing seasons; gold bars indicate Super Bowl wins. The...
This Chart Contains a Few Hidden Surprises About the World Economy
According to the latest data on global GDP released by the World Bank this February, the U.S. still is the world's biggest economy – by far. As shown by this Voronoi diagram, the United States...
Collectively sick. Or not?
This browser-based computer simulation lets the reader explore for themselves how various infectious diseases spread and what the effect of vaccination is. It demonstrates that the decision to...
The Myth of the Russian Emigration
Some say that when Russia’s borders did open with the fall of Soviet Union, citizens rushed out. Lately they bolted again, under the weight of western sanctions. But did they? This infographic...
The River of Authors
The River of Authors is an enormous mural celebrating 250 of literary history at the offices of book publisher Hachette UK. Using data from the British Library, it features the names of 5,000...
A Data Driven Exploration of Kung Fu Films
Recently, I’ve been a bit caught up in old Kung Fu movies. Shorting any technical explorations, I have instead been diving head-first into any and all Netflix accessible martial arts masterpieces...
New York City's transportation system moves millions of people every day, from MTA buses to regional Metro-North rail lines to the omnipresent subway . Multimodal Symphony animates 24 hours of NYC...
A Map of Every City.
The 'Map of Every City' is a study of history, the urban fabric, personal experience and gentrification applied to the medium of a traditional city street map. Through its universality, it...
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...
How terrorism in the West compares to terrorism everywhere else
Since the beginning of 2015, the Middle East, Africa and Asia have seen nearly 50 times more deaths from terrorism than Europe and the Americas.
Resume data visualization and infographic
Snows of the West
Snow is vital to the environmental health of the western United States. Unlike rainfall, it doesn't come as one burst that's here and then quickly gone. Instead, it tends to accrue over the winter...
UK General Election 2017: Interactive Full Constituency Results
Charting the difference between the 2015 and 2017 general elections, seat by seat, covering the main parties.