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September 22nd

Matt Chambers published on Sir Viz-a-Lot

Matt Chambers takes a look at the performance of players at the NFL Combine from 1999-2013. Check out the speed to size ratio to see who are the biggest AND fastest players.

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How much cash $ does a freshman generate?

Jon Boeckenstadt of Higher Ed Data Stories shows the cash-flow for University's for each freshman they admit, highlighting the economics of higher education. Use the filters on the right to interact with the data.

Interactive: Water testing results in Toronto

Matthew Cole of The Star shows the water lead content testing results by post code in Toronto. Click on the screenshot to view the viz, then filter down to the first three digits of any post code to see the water lead content of all post codes within that group.

Foreign Fighters In Iraq And Syria

The CIA estimates that ISIS militants number somewhere between 20,000 and 31,500. They also estimate that half of those fighters are foreigners. Radio Free Europe created this map of where these foreign militants come from.

The Militarization of the US Police

George Gorczynski shows the degree to which each U.S. state has participated in the 1033 Program, in which military equipment is transferred to local American law enforcement agencies. Click on a state to see how much money has been spent on this equipment by county. Use the tabs at ...

Why campaigns should advertise during NFL games

During an interview with The Washington Post, David Seawright of Deep Root Analytics suggests that high scoring games may be worth spending political advertising dollars on. Click on the screenshot to view the viz.

Arka Vizzin' Quest

A Viz of the Day bonus for everyone travelling to #DATA14 in Seattle this weekend. The Arkatechture crew is chronicling their cross-country trek from Maine to the Pacific Northwest for the annual Tableau Conference and mapping metrics like gas prices, speed and temperature along the ...

Can the Seahawks buck the trend?

Garland Potts of the Seattle Times looks at the tall task facing the Seahawks as they begin their Super Bowl defense. Click the screenshot to explore the viz and see the analysis of previous Super Bowl winners.

Premier League Summer Spending

Andy Kriebel of VizWiz analyzes spending by Premier League clubs. They spent a record amount on transfers this past summer.

Cricket Beehive Analysis

Parag Laturkar of Symvyze Analytics provides a visual summary of each run scored in the World T20 Final cricket match in which Sri Lanka defeated India by 6 wickets. Click the name of a Batsman and a Bowler to see a "beehive chart" of each match-up, and click the color legend to ...

Languages Spoken in Canada

Radio-Canada takes a look at what languages are spoken in their country and where each language is most widely spoken. Click on a province to see the distribution of languages spoken in that particular province.

Crimes in Hartford, CT

Stephen Busemeyer of The Courant visualizes the locations of different types of crimes in Hartford, CT. Click on the screenshot to explore the viz and filter the view.

Sport Trends in the US

Steve Fenn explores the regionality of Google searches for various sports. Use the drop down menu in the top left to select a sport to view.

Will it Rain in Seattle?

Peter Gilks of Paint by Numbers shows just how rainy Seattle is compared with a random selection of cities from around the world. Use the quick filters to narrow your comparison by country or month, and hover over each city's cloud to filter the timeline.

Chikungunya Virus Outbreak

Ramon Martinez of Health Intelligence takes a look at the Chikungunya virus outbreak in the Americas in 2014. Explore the confirmed and suspected cases of Chikungunya, broken down by country.

Fare Evasion in NYC

Sarah Ryley of the New York Daily News takes a look at summonses and arrests due to fare evasion in NYC. Explore the second viz to see the most frequently charged offenses in comparison to fare evasion.

The Belarusian Harvest Compared

Антон Девятов and Вадим Шмыгов of TUT.BY illustrate the Belarusian grain harvest in comparison with harvests from around the world. Click the tabs at the top to view geographic and time trend data for these harvests.

Getting away with murder

Phillip Reese of The Sacramento Bee examines the low clearance rate of murder cases in California. He attributes the low clearance rates to gang culture, budget cuts in police departments, and some agencies just generally performing better than others.

Alabama Coach Nick Saban's Pay

Andy Kriebel of VizWiz and Facebook takes a look at University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban's pay compared to other SEC coaches, coaches from other conferences, and even from other sports in this Story Points viz.

Internet Development in China

Michelle Xiao of iClick Interactive takes a look at the internet development in China. Click through the story points to see the breakdown of the internet usage by gender, employment status and location.

Indian Independence Day

In honor of Indian Independence Day today, Farid Jalal of BRIDGEi2i visualizes Indian citizens who have led inspirational lives. Explore the viz to see those individuals who have received the highest honors in India.

Changes in the Peruvian Congress

Ángel Hugo Pilares of El Comercio details changes in Peru's Congress from 2011 to 2014. Click on the year icons to see how the composition of this legislative body has changed.

10 Diseases Deadlier than Ebola

Current numbers from the World Health Organization put the total death toll of the recent Ebola outbreak at 932 people. El Confidencial produced this visualization to remind us that while the ebola outbreak is very serious, there are more deadly diseases that we should not ignore. ...

Milwaukee Brewers Playoff Odds

Matt Montgomery of the Journal Sentinel explores the Milwaukee Brewers' chance of making the playoffs in 2014. Hover over a team to see various stats and number of projected wins.

Chicago Public Schools

For the 2014 Data Science Challenge, Byung (Billy) Lee takes a look at the performance of Chicago Public Schools in 2013-2014. Use the filters to see each school's performance across several metrics. Click the screenshot to explore the viz.

Employment in Spain

El Confidencial visualizes the employment levels in Spain for each municipality. Click through the story points to see how employment has changed since June of 2008.

Austin Texas Charter School Growth

Christian McDonald of the Austin American-Statesman visualizes the locations and demographics of charter schools in Austin, Texas. Click through the story points to view school locations and specific information about each school.

Tracking West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

Ramon Martinez of Health Intelligence tracks the outbreak of the ebola virus in West Africa. Use the date slider in the top right to track the virus over time.

The Most and Least Meaningful Jobs

Want to find the perfect job? This viz by PayScale, Inc takes a look at the most and least meaningful jobs, broken down by experience level, typical education and job type.

2014 OSU Football

Russ Lyman of InterWorks visualizes the upcoming Oklahoma State University football season, as well as OSU's past performance and legendary players. Click on the screenshot to explore the viz!

The World's Most Powerful Militaries

SumyNews has created a detailed illustration of the size and composition of militaries around the world. Hover over the icons to see how the countries compare on the basis of military resources.

Job Growth 2000-2013 in the Puget Sound

Andrew Cheung takes a look at the job growth in the Puget Sound area (near Seattle, WA) from 2000 to 2013. Click through the story points to see the breakdown of jobs by industry.

Where Students in the US were enrolled, 2012

Jon Boeckenstedt of Higher Ed Data Stories takes a look at where U.S. students enroll for college and finds some interesting insights about California. Check out all of his story points by clicking the image below to see the original post.

Urbanization of China

Mark Jackson explores the projected urbanization of China. Click through the story points to see more details about how this urbanization could impact the residents of China.

San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Kuang Keng Kuek Ser visualizes the attendance of this past weekend's San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Click through the story points to see the change in attendance and ticket price over time.

Accidents in France

Jonathan Trajkovic wins the third and final Iron Viz contest for 2014! Click through the story points to see this amazing story of traffic in France.