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    Posted on November 24th, 2015

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    Olympic Long Jump

    In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Greg Rutherford of Great Britain won gold in the Long Jump event by reaching 27 feet 3 and one-fourth inches. The New York Times created a data visualization comparing Rutherford’s distance to all medal-winning jumps since 1896. The data spans a century of Olympic history. The visualization is accompanied by […]

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    Posted on November 5th, 2015

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    The Amazon’s Fire Season

    Deforestation is an ecological disaster that his plagued the Amazon. As more and more trees are cut down, the country’s citizens resort to burning what remains. In an NPR report by South America Correspondent Lourdres Garcia-Navarro, citizens of the western state of Rondonia call November “burning season.” Navarro reports that man-made fires are up 30 […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on November 3rd, 2015

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    Scaling Everest

    Scaling Mt. Everest is a feat that words cannot appropriately capture. The hundreds who brave the expenses and extreme risks gather in Nepal before beginning their months-long trek up the world’s highest mountain. Richard Johnson, Bonnie Berkowitz and Lazaro Gamio of the Washington Post collaborated on an interactive information graphic that allows the user to […]