The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes

An animated map showing 20,528 voyages over 315 years. Featured in an exhibit at Chicago's DuSable Museum of African American History and shared over 200 thousand times on Facebook. With an accompanying written piece by Jamelle Bouie.


Is Your Sexual History As Impressive As You Think?

What the headline says—a calculator that asks how many people you've slept with, then locates you in a distribution of survey respondents from the General Social Survey. With accompanying analysis by Jordan Weissmann.


2016 Twitter Power Rankings

The first interactive installment of a weekly round-up of candidates' popularity on Twitter. With accompanying analysis by Josh Voorhees.


The Landscape of Civil War Commemoration

An animated map showing the accumulation, geographic distribution, and content of historical markers throughout the United States relating to the Civil War.