World Happiness vs World Income
This interactive allows you to swap between a world map of happiness and a world map of income. There is somewhat of a correlation between the two. Although Latin American seems happier with less money, and Eastern Europe seems less happy with more.
21 Worst Atrocities in History
This interactive shows the worst death tolls throughout (and because of) human history. You can view the figures as absolute numbers or compared to 1950s figures.
Peace and violence
Comparing the amount of people killed by war and murder to the people who weren’t, since 1 AD.
Two Centuries of US Immigration
This interactive shows where from and when immigrants went to the US. You can let it just play through the years or use the slider yourself.
Make your own custom map
Choose your map – 2 versions of the world, 4 regions, 7 countries to choose from. Then colour it up as you like. Here is a map of Europe that I did.
Flowers: pretty and fashionably late
This is a link to a Wikipedia page. I’ve put this here, not because of it’s a particularly innovative piece of visualisation, but more for what it shows. I did not know (or had forgotten) that mammals have been around longer than flowers.