The map above shows how bad winters are around the United States using the The Accumulated Winter Season Severity Index. The circles on the map represent the weather stations used to collect the data.
The map above shows what the 2016 presidential election results could look like based on the increase in the number of Hispanic and Asian voters who will be voting for the first time 2016.
The interactive version allows you to make some assumptions and see what the results would be. Some interesting findings include:
The STD map of America above shows which areas of the country are not practising safe sex.
Perhaps somewhat stereotypically, 7 of the top 10 cities are located in the South with 3 of them containing military bases (Norfolk Naval Base, Ft. Hood and Ft. Bragg).
Want to explore what STD rates are like in your part of the country? Then have a look at the interactive version of the map below.
Inspired by Ben Blatt’s What are the biggest immigrant groups in your state?, Giorgio Cavaggion created two flag maps of the most common country of origin of new legal immigrants to the United States.
The map above shows the 99 countries American passport holders can travel to visa-free. What this means in practice is that you don’t need prior permission to enter any of the countries listed. However, be aware that virtually all countries impose time limits on how long Americans can stay, generally anywhere between 14 and 90 days.
Chris Durso and his 8 year-old son have created a punny series maps collectively titled The Foodnited States of America.
While not all the states are created from a food item you’d associate with them, they’re all quite clever.
Below are a few of my favourites: