Flowing Data ranks the year’s Best Data Visualizations; two of five come from my visualization crush Amanda Cox.
Cool beans: Every country on earth is transformed into a Dungeons & Dragons campaign simply by translating all the place names.
Hat tip to (where else?) the endlessly excellent Strange Maps. Check for wandering monsters once per hex.
Long-exposure photographs of St. Petersburg turn the bustle of urban crowds into beautiful shoggoths of human smoke.
Another swell interactive graphic from the people who did the box office one, this time showing demographic margins for Clinton and Obama.