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Junk Charts

Kaiser Fung's blog. Recycling chartjunk as junk art. Data visualization criticism.

  • By Kaiser Fung
  • Based in United States of America
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Losing the plot while stacking up the bars
I came across this chart from an infographics that claims to show which zip codes in the U.S. are the "dirtiest" (link). I won't go into the data analysis in this post - it's the …
On , by junkcharts, 535 words
Partition of Europe
A long-time reader sent me the following map via twitter: This map tells how the major political groups divide up the European Parliament. I’ll spare you the counting. There are 27 countries, and nine political …
On , by junkcharts, 543 words
Graphics that stretch stomachs and make merry
Washington Post has a fun article about the Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island here. This graphic shows various interesting insights about the annual competition: Joey Chestnut is the recent king of hot-dog eating. …
On , by junkcharts, 280 words