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March 27th

John Schoen published on CNBC

CNBC's John Schoen visualizes an alternative NCAA bracket - what would happen if winners were determined by team's that got the most bang for their buck? Use the filter to determine your ROI metric, or go with Actual results.

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More Great Vizzes

The History of CeBIT in one Chart

Philippe Mudra's line chart shows the number of visitors over time who attended the annual CeBIT conference - the world's largest IT trade show, held in Hanover, Germany, every year. In addition, it shows the YoY-growth of visitors (color of line), as well as the number of ...


Peter Gilks looks at the biggest exporters, importers, and consumers of bananas across the globe. Click on a country to see where they bananas came from or are going to.

Finding #Love on Twitter

Anya A'Hearn and Allan Walker find the #love on twitter in the San Francisco area. Use the filters at the bottom to dive into different map views and "languages of love".

Ukrainian National Currency Crisis

Vladimir Rybovalov of Just Another Visualization & Analytics Blog illustrates the decline of Ukraine's currency value. Click the screenshot to view the viz, then adjust the date slider to see interbank exchange statistics for a particular time period.

Top 100 Articles for Deletion Discussion on Wikipedia

Tableau Zen Master remakes a famous visualization titled "Notabilia" about articles to delete on Wikipedia. Click on the different swirly lines to see articles up for deletion; use the sliders to change the parameters of the search.

London Cycle Hire Usage

Chris McGrillen visualizes the usage of shared bicycles in London. Click on the screenshot to view the viz, then filter by time of day and weekday or weekends by clicking on the slider and drop down menu on the right.

The History of the English Football League

Chris Love explores English football teams fortunes since 1889 in this wide format viz. Click on the image to view the viz then, click on a team's name to follow their history (you can also hover your mouse over any item for more information). Remember to scroll right to view the ...

Chicago Divvy Bike Challenge

Bronson Shonk and Luca Bandini take a look at the Divvy bike usage in Chicago. Explore the viz to see which stations in Chicago have the highest "net change" in the number of bikes by day of the week, time of day, and location.

Visualizing the First 8,000 Pi Digits

In honour of Pi Day (March 14), Ramon has visualized the first 8,000 digits of Pi. Click on the image to view the viz and then use the slider to change the number of digits being displayed.

Cricket World Cups

Sujith Gopalakrishnan explores all 6 cricket matches India played against Pakistan at the World Cup. Click the batsman or the bowler to see a deeper dive on each's performance.

SXSW 2015 Interactive Sessions

Zack Gorman of Interworks visualizes the locations and dates of all of SXSW 2015's interactive sessions. Click on the screenshot to view the viz, then click on a venue in the map to see all the sessions held at that location.

Mapping College ROI

Payscale compares the cost of colleges with the salaries of its graduates to see what the return on investment (ROI) is. Click on a state to see all the colleges in that state ranked by ROI.

How many foul balls were hit at Texas Rangers games in 2014?

Sarah Stone of the Texas Rangers uses PitchFX data to visualize how many foul balls were hit at each 2014 Rangers home game - and for us fans to calculate when was our best chance at getting the ultimate souvenir.

Dengue Fever in Singapore

David Murphy of Datasaurus-Rex looks at the patterns in dengue fever cases and mosquito breeding habitats in Singapore. Use the slider to change the dates or see the whole date range animated in the 'About' tab.

Obesity in America

Stephen Wagner of Analytics Wagner creatively illustrates obesity rates across America. Click a state to compare its obesity rate to the overall distribution.

MetaViz of the Day

William Aubrey of Boulder Insight goes meta with this viz of the day. He visualizes the different categories and authors of the compendium of historical viz of the days. Check out the about pane to see how this viz was made, and click through the different charts to interact with ...

History of Cricket World Cup Finals

Explore the statistics of the Cricket World Cup finals since 1979. Click on the image to view the viz and then step through the years using the slider.

Blocked Beds in Scotland

Marc Ellison of BBC explores the number of beds in Scotland hospitals that were blocked by patients who were fit enough to return home. See the breakdown regionally and on a hospital by hospital basis.

Cross Country Paragliding in the UK

Neil Charles visualizes the ups and downs of cross country paragliding in the UK. Click the screenshot to view the viz, then click through the story points to learn about record breaking flights, types of equipment, and how weather affects flying.

Los Numeros De SwissLeaks

La Nacion explores the list of Argentine companies with more funds in the Swiss HSBC. Use the filters to browse by country and pair down the number of clients.

Poll - Who are Russia's Political Friends?

Sociological center TSIMES surveyed over 100,000 Russian speakers (on social media) in multiple countries, to see who they thought were Russia's 'Political Friends and Enemies'. Click on the image to view the viz and explore opinions by by city and country.


Curtis Harris explores Instagrammers sentiment towards President Obama.

Bad Driver Insurance Premiums

John Schoen of CNBC visualizes the cost in increased insurance premiums associated with receiving various types of moving violations. Click on the dropdown filters to view the geographic differences by violation type.

Coachella 2015 Lineup

Coachella is one of the biggest music festivals in the world and takes place every spring in Indio, CA. Check out this dashboard from Skyler Johnson looking at what genres are the most represented at the festival and some of their stats from Click on the Map tab to see ...

Road Diets in Seattle

Troy Heerwagen of Walking in Seattle explores Seattle's record of successful road re-channelization. Of the six roads highlighted, explore the volume, speed, and safety changes resulting from the re-channelization.

Top Norwegian Baby Names 1995-2014

Hanne Løvik takes a look at the top male and female baby names in Norway between 1995-2014. Filter by year, or click on a name to see the names' relative popularity and trend over time.

Top Love Songs by State in the US

In time for Valentine's Day, Clara Siegel takes a look at the top love songs in each US State. Click on a State to see the top love songs and then click on a song to listen to it.

Isabel's Weather Homework

Seven year old Isabel takes a look at the weather near her home over the span of 10 days! Click the screenshot to explore how this awesome #datakid recorded the temperature, rainfall and wind.

Gas Prices Across the U.S.

According to AAA, gas prices are at approaching their bottom limit. Mark Graces of The Oregonian looks at gas prices across the country and in Oregon towns.

Vaccine Preventable Outbreaks

CFR maps vaccine preventable outbreaks since 2008. Click on the image to view the viz. To drill into the data by filtering by both year and disease, or hover over a specific outbreak for more information.

Funding Secured for Italian Startups

Andrea Gianotti visualizes which start-ups have secured funding in Italy. Click on the image to view the viz hover over the map to see total funding by region.

Homes with a (Page) View

Which zip codes have home listings with the most page views for July through November 2014? Matthew Fix of Zillow Real Estate Research shows the share of page views by zip code for 50 different U.S. metro areas.

Training for Two Marathons

Louis Archer was so impressed by his brother and brother's girlfriend's determination to train for two separate marathons that he decided to analyze how they did it. Click through the story points to see the increasing amounts they ran.

Fighting and Bullying Among Adolescents

Joseph Hancock of the HBSC research network highlights countries with significant bullying problems among adolescents. Hover over a country in the top bar charts too see how that country ranked in 1001 and 2006.

Music Preference Change in South Africa

Derik Nieman of Quirk visualizes the changing musical tastes of South Africans. Click on the different provinces and select different genres to compare to interact with the data.

A Tale of Two Conference Championship Games

Tableau Public's Dash Davidson visualizes the two very different paths that the Seahawks and Patriots used to get to the Super Bowl. The two team's in-game win probabilities are charted on the Y axis with time left in their respective games on the X axis. Click on the play buttons ...

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