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North America

Salary You Need to Afford the Average Home in the Largest U.S. Metros

Today, we have a map and a visualization about housing costs across the United States. We were inspired by this post on HowMuch.net which displays the salary you need to afford the average home in your state. That map was pretty great, but we felt like the difference within certain states could be enormous. For example the difference between Upstate New York and New York City. That’s why we decided to make a map focusing only on metropolitan areas.

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World

8 Insanely Complicated Junctions Around The World

Road transport is the most common form of transportation in nearly every country around the World. Billions of people hit the streets daily to get to work, school and many other places. The convenience of hopping into a car and just driving to your destination without the need of sticking to timetables or the plans of other people makes it immensely popular.

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World

Population threatened by a 5 meter sea level rise in each country

After the warm reception of the elevation span graph we made a couple of days ago, here is another epic chart displaying the number of people who would need to relocate if the sea levels rose by 5 meters. Projections put this happening in a couple of hundred years, meaning it is real and valid threat.

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North America

Tornadoes of the 21st century in the United States

Every tornado in the U.S. from 2000 to 2015

Today, we have a #dataviz showing all the tornadoes in the contiguous United States from 2000 until 2015. As you can see, most tornadoes form in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States. But not all! The main takeaway from this map is that tornadoes can form pretty much everywhere east of the Rocky Mountains.