Fact Tank Dec. 27, 2013

Chart of the Week: Where the loss of unemployment benefits will hit

A map from the Washington Post shows the states where the expiration of unemployment benefits on Saturday will have the most impact.

Fact Tank Dec. 20, 2013

Chart of the Week: Coffee and tea around the world

Worldwide tea is far more popular than coffee, but preferences for one beverage over the other fall into distinct geographic patterns.

Fact Tank Dec. 13, 2013

Chart of the Week: Most new gun laws since Newtown ease restrictions

In the year since the Newtown school shootings, most new state gun laws have loosened rather than tightened restrictions.

Fact Tank Dec. 6, 2013

Chart of the Week: How South Africa changed, and didn’t, over Mandela’s lifetime

South Africa experienced tremendous political change during Nelson Mandela’s lifetime, but whites remain on top of the country’s economy.

Fact Tank Nov. 27, 2013

Chart of the Week: A minute on the Internet

Keeping up with what people do online is no easy task — just ask the researchers in our Internet Project. Nor is it much easier for those seeking ways to make money off online activities — they’re changing almost too fast to keep up with. But the folks at Quartz, the ┬ábusiness-news site from Atlantic […]

Fact Tank Nov. 22, 2013

Chart of the Week: Americans on the move

How to visualize American migration from state to state — without maps.

Fact Tank Nov. 15, 2013

Chart of the Week: Inflation and unemployment through the decades

A look at 80+ years of economic history shows a complicated relationship between inflation and unemployment.

Fact Tank Nov. 8, 2013

Chart of the Week: The changing patterns of global income distribution

Swedish academic Hans Rosling uses advanced graphics and display technology to show how billions of people worldwide have escaped extreme poverty.

Fact Tank Nov. 1, 2013

Chart of the Week: A U.S. Human Development Index

A mapping tool from Measure of America lets users easily access a trove of health, education and economic data about each state.

Fact Tank Oct. 25, 2013

Chart of the Week: An all-encompassing view of the recovery

The state of the U.S. recovery, in one chart.