It’s been hot in the Pacific Northwest the past few days. NYT’s The Upshot plotted the temperatures against previous max temperatures since 1979. Hot. Tags: climate change, temperature, Upshot
Based on satellite imagery, Erin Davis found the average color of places around the world. The above is by county in the United States, but Davis also made maps by country, which are a mix of greens, browns, and yellows. See also the NYT piece from 2020, which framed color by political leaning. Tags: color, […]
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy proposed new standards for first-class mail, which would slow down how long it takes for you to receive a letter. The Washington Post made an interactive (paywall) to see how the plan would change delivery times from your ZIP code. Tags: slowdown, USPS, Washington Post
To see all the matches from the group stage of Euro 2020 in one chart, Krist Wongsuphasawat used a streamgraph showing aggregate scorelines from kickoff to finish. All matches start at 0-0, and the team that scores first, colored in blue, almost always wins. The percentage of comeback wins surprises me, as someone who knows […]
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ProPublica continues their analysis of an anonymous IRS tax records dump. In their most recent, they look at how Peter Thiel uses a Roth IRA to avoid taxes on billions. In the second half of the piece, a time series chart showing the growth of Thiel’s account versus a standard maxed out account. The data […]