The Last 200 Years Of U.S. Immigration In One Chart

Just how much has the United States depended on immigrants to build itself throughout its history? This chart lays out the last few hundred years of the nation's immigration rates to show how pivotal it was. » 3/23/15 9:20am 3/23/15 9:20am

This Chart Shows You How To Win On Jeopardy! 

The best part about watching Jeopardy! at home is playing along to see if you can beat whichever contests happen to have shown up that day. But could you really win? This chart games out the best strategy for you to do so. » 3/03/15 11:28am 3/03/15 11:28am

A Vintage Chart Of UFO Sightings From Around The World

From the collection of the National Archives UK, this awesomely simple chart was drawn in 1969. Some of them look like classic scifi interpretations of flying saucers ... but we also see some hubcaps and hats in there, too. » 2/21/15 8:30am 2/21/15 8:30am

How The Most Common Job In Every State Has Changed In The Last 36 Years

The job market is an elusive, constantly shifting thing. Yet, for all that, as this map that takes us through the last 3 and a half decades of jobs in America shows, there are some fascinating patterns —and one clear choice for the single most common job in all of America right now. » 2/10/15 10:20am 2/10/15 10:20am

These Charts Show Which Foods Are Most Likely To Be Wasted

Wasting food is a problem all over the world, but are all kinds of foods equally likely to be wasted? The answer is no. Some foods are especially prone to it, while others are likely to be used much more carefully. Here are the world's most wasted common foods in helpful chart form. » 2/09/15 9:20am 2/09/15 9:20am

An Interactive Map Showing The Worst Commutes In America

There are few things that make as much of a day-to-day difference in our lives as the length of our commutes. Which is why this map, which lets you see which Americans are better or worse off in terms of commute times, is so interesting. Input your counties, America! And then begin your gloating/seething. » 2/06/15 8:40am 2/06/15 8:40am

This Chart Shows The Worst Diseases That Don't Get Enough Research Money

Do the diseases that claim the most years of our lives really get the most research funding? This chart takes on that question — and reveals which diseases we may need to focus more on. » 1/16/15 2:40pm 1/16/15 2:40pm

Everything You Need To Know About Cyberterrorism In One Chart

I don't know how we missed this chart on its first go-around (it was created by Eli Dourado in May 2014, using data extrapolated from a 2013 op-ed by Jon Mooallem, who spent the summer of that year keeping track of power outages caused by squirrels), but it is everything, and you deserve to know that it exists. » 1/16/15 1:00pm 1/16/15 1:00pm

The Daily Routines Of Famous Creative People, Charted

Ever wonder if you'd be more productive if you could schedule your time properly? Take a look at how folks like Benjamin Franklin, Kurt Vonnegut, Charles Darwin, and Pablo Picasso divided up their days. » 1/07/15 11:20am 1/07/15 11:20am

Which Dwarf Is Which In The Hobbit Movies? This Cheat Sheet Can Help

The Hobbit movies expanded the personalities of the Dwarven characters from J.R.R. Tolkien's original book, but sometimes it feels like you need a chart to keep track of who is who under all that beard hair. Fortunately, the Lord of the Rings Project has made just such a chart. » 1/02/15 6:00pm 1/02/15 6:00pm

52 Years Of Spider-Man's Mask On A Single Poster

When we think of Spider-Man, we usually think of that classic red and blue costume with the webbing motif. But Spidey's outfit has gone through some changes over the years — some more drastic than others. » 1/02/15 8:20am 1/02/15 8:20am

A Chart Of When "Dirty" Words First Appeared In The English Language

English is rich with clinical, silly, and sometimes filthy words for our naughty bits and the things we do with them. But when did words like "fart," "prick," "spunk," and "moon" enter the English language? » 12/19/14 11:30am 12/19/14 11:30am

What If Wikipedia Were An Actual Galaxy?

What if Wikipedia wasn't just a virtual space, but outer space? This new, searchable Wikipedia format lets you find information by flying through space and plucking it from its home planet — before bouncing to some of its orbiting planetary pages. » 12/09/14 11:10am 12/09/14 11:10am

One Does Not Simply Assume That Sean Bean Always Dies

So, Sean Bean dies a lot, right? You've seen the supercuts. We all assume the moment he's cast in something, the poor guy he's playing will get offed at some point. But does Sean Bean really always die? Has he even died the most? Good job Nerdist's Kyle Hill is here with a chart to help us. » 12/07/14 2:14pm 12/07/14 2:14pm

How Much Do Gawker Readers Trust Meteorologists? Gawker's Weather Survey

How much do Gawker readers trust meteorologists? What do they think of The Weather Channel? We asked, and you answered. Thousands of readers clicked through to take our survey aimed at studying your habits and opinions when it comes to the weather. Let's take a look at the results. » 12/05/14 2:40am 12/05/14 2:40am

How Millennials Stack Up To The Generations Before Them

Are Millennials really so different than the generations of young adults that came before them? Some data forensics reveals what has — and hasn't — actually changed about being a young adult in America. » 12/04/14 12:47pm 12/04/14 12:47pm

Man Charted How His Heart Rate Changed During His Marriage Proposal

Now here is one of the sweetest data visualizations we've ever seen. This fellow decided to track his heart rate on the day that he proposed to his lady friend and created this graph to show how the rate of palpitations changed before, during, and after the big moment. » 12/02/14 2:40pm 12/02/14 2:40pm

A Comparison Of Every Human Spaceflight Vehicle In One Chart

Robotic missions into space may be able to go much further, but there's something special about a spacecraft that's designed to not just send knowledge about space back to us, but to actually send us up into it. This chart sketches out the history of the spacecraft that have done just that. » 11/28/14 8:30am 11/28/14 8:30am

Just what does it look like when every active satellite orbiting around the Earth is set into motion? Something like this lovely interactive graphic from Quartz, which takes all 1,200 satellites moving around Earth and shows you exactly where in orbit they are — plus what they're doing up there as well as who sent it. » 11/17/14 9:40am 11/17/14 9:40am