Charts of the Week [Aug 15]

Posted on August 15th, 2008 in Charts and Graphs , Cool Infographics & Data Visualizations - 3 comments

Every week, this blog features 5 of the best visualizations from the last week around the web.

Average gas prices in US regions from 1993 plotted in dynamic bar


Flowing data takes a look at the historical gasoline price data and provides us this eye candy.

My friend Jon takes a look at this and recreates it in excel. Read more.[via flowingdata]

Cost of Food around the World




This BBC page provides insights in to changing food price, consumption trends around the world. Scary picture for future generations. [via cool infographics]

Infographic on the Tees, the shirt project




With so many beautiful visualizations, the shirt project is the next natural thing to happen. They spread the story from the charts in a fun way. Go buy one if you like it :)

Google Search Insights for search term “excel”




Google has launched search insights which provides excellent detail about various search trends. I have looked up search term excel, and surprisingly India leads the pack with index of 100. Now I know where majority of my audience are :)


How the marginal taxes are changing with Obama’s new tax policy




This chart explains how the marginal taxes change with proposed tax structure by Barack Obama. Remember, the key word is marginal (loosely put, since Obama’s tax policies put more money in your pocket, your other taxes will go up) [via marginal revolution]

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3 Responses to “Charts of the Week [Aug 15]”

  1. Branden says:

    Nice finds, the gas price one is an eye opener.

    Vegas Sun newspaper has really cool interactive flight delays map, not sure if it classifies as a chart or not. Thought you might like it so here’s the link.
    http://www.lasvegassun.com/guides/flightdelays/

  2. Chandoo says:

    @Branden … thanks for visiting PHD blog… hope you liked my site.

    The Vegas sun infographic pretty, but slightly elaborate to use as it requires lot of data to show the delays. :)

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