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Chart used as drink label

For Swee Kombucha, Bedow used a stacked chart as a food label to show the ingredient breakdowns for various beverages. The greater the area is, the more ingredient by volume there is in the drink. This project takes me back. See also nutritional facts redesigned, alcoholic beverage pie charts, the engineer’s guide to drinks, and...

Inflation based on your spending

We’ve been hearing a lot about inflation rates lately on a national scale. However, how inflation impacts you depends on what you spend your money on. Ben Casselman and Ella Koeze for The New York Times provide an estimate for you. Tags: calculator, inflation, New York Times

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Light entertainment: politics down under

Pictures speak louder than words

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How Much Time We Spend Alone and With Others

Oftentimes what we’re doing isn’t so important as who we’re spending our time with. Based on data from the American Time Use Survey, this is a simulated day for 100 people. Read More

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Chart used as drink label

For Swee Kombucha, Bedow used a stacked chart as a food label to show the ingredient breakdowns for various beverages. The greater the area is, the more ingredient by volume there is in the drink. This project takes me back. See also nutritional facts redesigned, alcoholic beverage pie charts, the engineer’s guide to drinks, and coffee drink breakdowns. The two-year span from 2010 to 2011 was quite the renaissance period...

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Scale of one million deaths

The United States is about to reach one million confirmed Covid deaths, or already passed the mark if you consider excess deaths. There’s no way to truly feel that number, but Axios visualized the scale, with comparisons against city populations and historical events. A diamond shape represents counts, and as you scroll, shapes fill the screen until you only see the tips. The shapes overflow beyond what we can or...

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F1 Racing results plotted as lightning

Joey Cherdarchuk used a lightning metaphor to visualize the outcomes of races from the 2021 season. The x-axis represents how far ahead or behind the each racer is compared to the average. The y-axis represents laps. Racing and thunder sounds play in the background for dramatic effect. I’m into it. Tags: Formula 1, Joey Cherdarchuk, race

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Formula 1 car redesign

The rules around a car’s aerodynamics for Formula 1 racing changed a lot this year, which means new challenges and big shifts in team rankings. Josh Katz and Jeremy White, for The New York Times, illustrated the changes and how modifications affect a car’s performance. Tags: car, Formula 1, New York Times

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Global warming bike path

The @LpzfuersKlima team have completed painting a giant representation of the Warming Stripes on the Sachsenbrücke in Leipzig, thanks to crowd funding. Already starting conversations for those using the bridge. #ShowYourStripes pic.twitter.com/OFY9Jeq1zH — Ed Hawkins (@ed_hawkins) April 27, 2022 It amazes me how many places in the world Ed Hawkins’ Warming Stripes appears. My favorite has still gotta be the shower tiles. Tags: climate change, Ed Hawkins, physical

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✚ Chart Tool Snob

Welcome to issue #188 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members that looks closer at how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about a snobby comment about tools. Become a member for access to this — plus tutorials, courses, and guides.

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Number of abortions in each state, by restriction status

The Washington Post has a set of charts showing the current status of abortion in the United States. The treemap above shows counts by state in 2017, based on estimates from the Guttmacher Institute. Twelve percent took place in states that have trigger bans, laws passed that would immediately outlaw most abortions in the first and second trimesters if Roe were overturned. (Those states are already some of the most...

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