An interactive map showing the range of radio stations in the United States.
I tried to find a version of this including commercial stations, but the best was maps of coverage areas for single stations from radio-locator.com.
Nearest pizza parlor chain within a 10 mile radius:
But there are other important pizza questions. How much of pizza sales do the chains represent?
How do the sales breakdown?
Who has the most pizza stores? NYC! Oddly, though, Miami has the most per capita.
p.s. – I love pizza. The best pizza in the world is Pontillos.
I still prefer the Baby Name Voyager, but this is a nice presentation.
Also: Jacob? Barf.
I like it. It never occurred to me to use colored lines to differentiate rising and falling values in this type of chart. I would suggest sorting by the change instead of the most recent observation, but I suppose it would depend on the point you were trying to make.
Settlement and fines for mortgage abuses are starting to add up to real money. Of course, as Matt Taibbi points out, this is still just a drop in the proverbial bucket compared to the related profits and scale of activities that took place.
(disclaimer: clever post title pilfered from the Economist)
The Economist created these summary charts of political, economic, health, and education gender gaps based on the WEFs 2013 Global Gender Gap Report.
Hypothetical mapping of what coastlines would look like if all the ice in the world melted, raising ocean levels by 216 feet.
A map of gunshots detected in Washington DC since 2009 using triangulated sonic sensors. The system allows police to be quickly dispatched to within yards of where the guns were fired (though the related article doesn’t go into much detail about whether that leads to catching the shooters).
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