Source: CandyStore.com Continuing my week of data visualizations and infographics related to Valentine’s Day, here is one from http://www.candystore.com depicting a map of the United States showing which candy is the favorite Valentine’s Day candy for that State.

Source: Heling, Paul, INFOGRAPHIC: ‘By The Numbers’ Look at How America Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day, WHBL Radio, Sheboygan, WI, March 13, 2018, http://whbl.com/blogs/life-hacks/711/infographic-by-the-numbers-look-at-how-america-celebrates-st-patricks-day/. 60% of Americans plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend.  It’s also the 4th most popular drinking day in the USA behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas, and July 4th, so remember the […]

Readers: This will be my last post of the year. I wanted it to be something that tells an American story of hope. But like a phoenix rising, hope rises from despair, so several of these photos show sad events in our history but in a poignant way. I believe the best is yet to come. […]

Readers: For those of you who have visited my blog before, you know that I love antique or vintage maps. I recently perused the Persuasive Maps: PJ Mode Collection at Cornell University Library. Here are 10 really cool maps I found in the collection related to America. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Best […]

Source: historyworldsome.blogspot.com, Age of Revolution, American Revolution (1775-1783), http://historyworldsome.blogspot.com/2013/12/american-revolution-1775-1783.html.  

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Readers: In the past, I have encouraged you to submit your data visualizations on subjects that are important to you as well as would provide awareness to the rest of us. Anna Kukelhaus Dynan, from The National Geographic Society, sent me an important graphic that National Geographic magazine has put together. It is a very insightful […]

Readers: Today I am going to show you a fantastic choropleth map created by Matthew Bloch, Matthew Ericson and Tom Giratikanon from The New York Times. Their graph maps poverty in America. Now, before we look at the map, let’s discuss what a choropleth map is. Best regards, Michael Choropleth Map A choropleth map (Greek […]

Source: BETSY MASON, 11/20/2013, WIRED There is a temptation with any kind of data that has a geographical aspect to display it on a map. While maps are by far the best way to convey many of these data, sometimes they are not. This is one of those times. Even though data on migration between states […]

Immerse yourself in the past and present of a McDowell County, West Virginia. Video portraits, data visualizations, photography, soundscapes, community-generated content and grassroots mapping tell the story of this typical rural American community in a way that is bound to leave a lasting impression. Note: You may need to update your browser to Google Chrome. […]