The map above shows the country level results of the 2016 Republican Presidential primaries as of April 5, 2016. Blue for Trump, gold for Cruz, red for Rubio, green for Kasich and turquoise for Carson.
The map above shows the location and frequency of earthquakes in the United States from 2010 until early 2016. During that time: “Oklahoma has gone from averaging 2 earthquakes a year to averaging nearly 3 earthquakes a day! (See the rectangle above)
Given how popular the Probability of a White Christmas Across Europe map turned out to be, we were happy to find that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has created a similar map for the United States.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a total of 33,169 people were killed by guns in the US in 2013. However, the rates at which people were killed by guns varied widely between states and regions.
The map above shows which states require front and rear license plates vs those that only require rear license plates across the US. Overall, the majority of US states (62.75%) and a majority of people (62.73%) live in states that require both.
And in case you’re wondering about the two exceptions they are:
It’s official (well at least if Google can be trusted) the US prefers dogs over cats. We arrived at this conclusion simply by comparing monthly Google searches for the term ‘dog’ compared to ‘cat.’
However, the map above does not tell the whole story.
9/11 was by far the worst terrorist attack in American history with 2,977 victims (excluding the 19 perpetrators). While the attacks were aimed at the United States, 372 foreign nationals from 61 countries were also victims.
Here’s a list of casualties by country based on data from Wikipedia: