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Boomtown, Flood Town
Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston. But unchecked development remains a priority in the famously un-zoned city, creating short-term economic gains for some while increasing flood risks for everyone.
newsapp  scrollytelling  maps  datavis  environment  houston  climate  weather  hurricane  harvey 
december 2016 by alykat
A Field Guide to NYC Subway Cars - WNYC
The MTA runs different kinds of subway cars, of varying ages and features. Identifying the kind of car you're on can be fun, and can help spot the cars more prone to "hot car" air-conditioner breakdowns.
publictransit  nyc  newsapp 
july 2015 by alykat
The Oscars of Everything Else — How Best Picture Nominees Stack Up - WSJ.com
Only one film can win Best Picture, but that doesn’t mean the other nominees are losers. How each of this year’s Best Picture nominees measure up in categories you won’t find anywhere else.
oscars  movies  newsapp 
february 2015 by alykat
2014 in graphics - Los Angeles Times
The last year has been fruitful for information visualization at the Los Angeles Times. We’ve had some hits and a few misses, and tried some things we’ve never seen before. Our best work is collected below, including drought and earthquake coverage, statistical looks at crime, healthcare, pollution and transportation, and illustrations of events in science and technology.
newsdesign  datavis  newsapp  portfolio  2014  interactive  charts  maps 
december 2014 by alykat

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