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November 26th

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Football is an important part of many families' Thanksgiving Day traditions. Curtis Harris takes a look at outcomes for all the Thanksgiving Day football games.

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More Great Vizzes

Seasonal Trends in US Car Accidents

Andy Cotgreave from Gravy Anecdote looks at seasonal trends in car accidents in the US. This viz is also the basis of a set of blog posts on exploring aspects design in Tableau. Click on the image to view the viz. #TableauDesignMonth

Global Peace Index 2014

Sai Manikanta explores the global peace index values by country, from 2009 to 2014. Click on the image to use the year filter to see peace levels change globally.

Cash Crop Makeover

Matteo Borriero celebrates #TableauDesignMonth by doing a #VizMakeover on What is the World's Biggest Cash Crop? Click through the storypoints to see Matteo's unique take on this data.

What Is Morally Acceptable Around The World

George Gorczynski from Tableau Picasso looks at the differences in global attitudes towards various moral issues. Use the filters to drill down on different countries and see what actions people find morally unacceptable.

US College Tuition Increases

Jon Boeckenstedt looks at the changes in college tuition over the last decade in four different ways on his Higher Ed Data Stories blog. Click the image below to view the original post and see all the different ways to tell the story of the increasing cost of education.

2014 Technology's Fastest Growing 500 in Northern America

The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 looks at the 500 fastest growth technology companies in United States and Canada. Click the images to filter down to that industry and see which companies are transforming the way we do business.

How Do Schools Compare?

Mike Crow and Kim Cataldo of Crow Insight examine how different schools in Montgomery County will deal with both demographic changes and enrolment increases over the next decade. Find your school in the drop-down menus to interact with the data.

Global Malnutrition Statistics

Nilam Prasai of the International Food Policy Research Institute visualizes which regions of the world suffer from chronic malnutrition. Filter the visualization by region or by malnutrition metric to interact with the data.

MOPAC 7 Crime Reduction Performance in London

To illustrate their performance, the Mayor of London Office for Policing and Crime compares crime trends in London boroughs with their reduction goals. Click the screenshot to view the viz, then click on a borough to view its crime volume rankings.

Public Transit Usage and Density

John Keltz takes a look at the correlation between population and public transit usage in cities across the United States. Check out his blog post for even more vizzes on the topic.

Volvo Ocean Race

Andrew Pick from The Information Lab visualizes the Volvo Ocean Race. Click on the image to view the viz and scroll through each step of the race to see who was leading.

Housing Recovery Watch

John Schoen of CNBC takes a look at the U.S. housing recovery since January 2011. Click the image to see both how your metro area is recovering and how it compares to other U.S. metro areas.

Fantasy Football Roster Analysis

Curt Harris uses Tableau to visually let you analyze your fantasy football roster decisions. Use the filters to sort by different roster positions and see which players are under/over valued.

2014 Sumy Region Parliamentary Elections

SumyNews summarises election results for parties in the Sumy region of Ukraine. Hover over the city areas to find information on each party's results.

Mapping Mountain Biking

Martijin Verstrepen combined data from his GPS tracker and video from a new action camera he just got to create this visualization of a recent bike ride. Click on any point on the map and the video will jump to where he was during that point of the ride.

Mapping the 1854 Cholera Outbreak

Panoptical uses Tableau to re-visit John Snow's classic mapping of the 1854 Cholera outbreak in London. Click on the image to view the viz and experience the breakthrough use of public health data to save lives.

Best Fantasy Football Factories

Tableau Public's Dash Davidson visualizes what colleges and NCAA conferences your best fantasy football players came from. Find your school and see where it stacks up!

Cinematic Serial Killers

Mild Concern uses Tableau to create a Halloween-themed viz comparing different cinematic serial killers. Use the filters and explore the different panes to interact with the spooky data.

Twitter Analysis of the Scottish Independence Referendum

Our very own Sophie Sparkes put together this Twitter analysis of the Scottish Independence Referendum. Click on the screenshot to view the viz, then click the buttons to view details alongside the temporal tweet volume trend on polling day.

Dueling Measures of Poverty

Jake Grovum created this viz for Stateline exploring poverty in the United States. Click through the story points to see how different government programs affect poverty rates.

São Paulo's Water Crisis

Américo Guazzelli looks at São Paulo's unfolding water crisis - current Sistema Cantareira levels are down to 3.2%. Click on the image to view the viz and then follow the story points to see water levels over the past ten years.

Results of the Brazilian Election

Brazilian Newspaper Gazeta do Povo Dados visualizes the results of the 2014 Presidential election, breaking down the data by municipality. See which regions favored each candidate by drilling down into the map with the filters.

Where Do Our Recruits Hail From?

Sir Viz-A-Lot, Matt Chambers, teams with Dave Lee, to show off their impressive design ability with Tableau, examining where Clemson's recent football recruits have hailed from. Use the filters to sort and the tooltip to explore the data.

Prostate Cancer in the UK

After her husband was diagnosed, Donna Coles was inspired to lay out the facts on prostate cancer in the UK. Click the screenshot to view the viz, and then click through the story points to learn how prostate cancer affects men of all ages.

Get the vote out!

Rob Radburn takes a look at voter turnout in the U.S. and illustrates that the apparently decline in voter turnout could be tied to using the wrong measures. Use the drop down menu to choose a state to highlight and see how the ineligible voting population affects turnout in that ...

Indonesian Presidential Election 2014

Rina Bongsu-Petersen looks at the breakdown in voting by Province and sub-district in the 2014 Indonesian Presidential Elections. Click on the image to view the viz and follow the story points to learn more about the candidates.

By the Numbers: Cause of Death in USA

John Schoen of CNBC takes a look at the leading causes of death in the United States. Hover over a state to see the specific causes and diseases that affect the residents.

MLB Productivity Analysis: 1901-2013

Matthew Cobb - Mr. Data Jockey - shows how production in the MLB has been changing over the past 100+ years. Click through the storypoints to delve into the data.

Socio-economic analysis of the Brazilian 2014 Elections

Daniel Lima at O Globo looks at the socio-economic divisions in the 2014 Brazilian Presidential vote. Click on the image to view the viz then follow the story points to see how the vote splits down along different socio-economic issues. #VizTheVote!

Arsenal: 900 injuries in 12 years

Prompted by a recent ESPNFC article about the staggering number of injuriesArsental has had in the last decade, Andy Kriebel adds some context by showing where they stand in relation to the rest of the Premier League. Click through the story and see what could be causing their ...

San Francisco Ballot Measures - 2014 Election

Steven Massey has produced a dashboard to help voters track the disclosed financial activity for the 2014 San Francisco Ballot Measures. Click on the image to view the viz and follow the story points to see who the contributors are #VizTheVote!

Global Hunger Index 2014

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published the 2014 Global Hunger Index report and map. Find out where hunger is most alarming, see how the situation is trending in each country, and read testimonials about malnourishment in India.

Maharashtra Election

Priyanka Kothari looks at recent local elections in the Indian state of Maharashtra, helping to kick off Tableau Public's Politics Month - if you want your political vizzes featured, tweet us at ...

Kentucky Basketball: A history of W's and L's

Ryan Colliver aka Ryan Data Viz - in his first ever Tableau Public viz - analyzes the historical record of the Kentucky Men's Basketball Team. Click through the opponents and seasons to interact with the data.

NFL Drive Analysis

In this viz, Dave Andrade of improVIZation recreated a popular chart type in the NFL: the drive chart. Did you know that drive charts have been around for over 100 years? Read more about the history of drive charts on Andy Cotgreave's

An Overview - automotive production in Spain

The team at El Confidencial Labs look at car manufacturing and export in Spain. Click on the screenshot to view the viz. Use the filters to drill down on each graph.

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