Graphic project, the Choctone, chocolate tone of Pantone colour chart.
C for chocolate, N for nuts, H for Honney, G for Grape
Production: Ramses Post-production Aurélio
With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, laptops and even desktop computers, the amount of e-waste produced in the United States is astronomical: In 2010 alone, the U.S. disposed of nearly 2.5 million tons of e-waste, according to an infographic from MetroFax, which also points out that nearly 1.8 million tons of that waste was thrown into landfills or incinerated.
American taxpayers spent $3.7 million last year on four surviving presidents, and one presidential widow, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service.
Nate Bergey has created several data visualizations using 1,129,177 photos taken from the International Space Station. Since most images from the ISS are of land masses, Bergey found that plotting all of the images creates a fuzzy map of the world.
The Globe obtained fare data for one cab driver. It reveals a job filled with frustrating days and meager rewards.
As Chicago closes public schools, a question arises: Do school closings contribute to a community’s downward spiral — or are they a symptom?
MBTA subway lines, with stations spaced according to scheduled travel time.
While MLB players will be taking the field for Sunday’s and Monday’s opening day games in hopes of winning a World Series title in October, team owners may have their sights set on winning a different sort of Fall Classic.
According to data from Sunlight’s Influence Explorer, MLB organizations pumped in over $24 million to politicians, PACs and independent expenditure groups throughout the 2012 election cycle.
Although they carry the vast majority of our oil and natural gas, the nation’s 2.5 million miles of pipelines remain largely invisible to the public. And while they’re much safer than alternatives such as trucks, pipelines suffer hundreds of ruptures and spills every year. Critics blame minimal oversight and old pipes for accidents that could have been prevented; operators maintain that they’re committed to continuous improvement.
Using a site that tracks dollar bills, a theoretical physicist noticed that our state boundaries are rather arbitrary, but that money tends to stay within new, more realistic boundaries.
FYI, Washington: Sunlight now has a transparency drone.
We here at Spinner enjoy doing some deep research on projects, but going through every Beatles song and figuring out which member played what instrument? That just seems nuts.