data visualization

Politics
Under Obama, Immigration and Customs Enforcement highlighted stats that those arrested at the border were criminals. Most had broken only immigration laws.
Media
Conspiracy channels all over the platform are funneling increased traffic to Fox.
Politics
Last month's explosion at a 150-year-old oil refinery in Philadelphia could have forced 1.1 million people to evacuate.
Politics
Lawmakers are using "stranger danger" myths to keep almost a million Americans out of work and on the verge of homelessness.
Money
A new study from Bankrate finds that the best state for retirees is Nebraska, while Maryland is the worst.
Parenting
The Social Security Administration's state-by-state breakdown shows it's not all about Liam and Emma.
Tech
A May 2016 Johns Hopkins study indicates that 10 percent of all U.S. deaths are due to medical error, making it the third leading cause of death, behind only heart disease and cancer.
Business
The benefits of increased interactivity run the gamut. As I write in The Visual Organization, media companies can keep readers
The World Post
Based on data from NASA / SEDAC, this map shows how Italy's population is distributed -- half lives in the densely-packed purple areas (8% of the land), half lives in the sparse grey areas (92% of the land).
The World Post
In terms of physical size, Canada is the second largest country in the world behind only Russia. But most of its 35 million people live in a very small area. To see just how small, follow the series of maps below.
Science
Over the last 40 years, obesity rates around the world have ballooned. The average adult today is three times as likely to be obese as the average adult in 1975. This map shows how it happened, country-by-country.
Black Voices
The Great Migration is truly an incredible story, worth reading more about if you are not familiar with it. "What started
Science
To ask the question more concretely, what's across the ocean from New York? It doesn't really matter what beach in New York
Politics
  As discussed in a previous post, public opinion about immigration has become a deciding factor in some of the most important
Science
By 2030, 75 percent of the world's population is expected to be living in cities. Today, about 54 percent of us do. In 1960, only 34 percent of the world lived in cities.
Politics
Throughout his career, Trump's "peculiar ambition" has been power and his public pursuit of it has garnered him esteem as a paragon of financial wisdom in the eyes of the public.
Science
Since 1920, a total of 79 million people from around the world have emigrated to the United States and become lawful permanent residents. The animated map below displays them all. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. during the time period shown.
Religion
The Buddhist leader is hoping that this new data visualization project will help people understand how emotions arise.