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The Atlas Of Redistricting

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If you’ve never heard of gerrymandering or never quite understood what it means, this is the place to start (and it really is an important issue you should be aware of). If you do, however, know what gerrymandering is, this is a great piece to go deep and explore in detail how re-drawing districts in various ways affects long term winning probabilities.

Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest?

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Guest curated by John Burn-Murdoch

Nate Silver and co. are at their best with this analysis of domestic air travel in the US. Not only does this piece of work provide practical value to travellers attempting to minimise journey time, it also reveals fascinating details about US airlines and airports for the casual observer. As well as the wonderfully crafted interactive visualisation, be sure to check out the methodology section, where Silver delves into the hows, whys and wherefores of the investigation, presented as an engagingly written Q&A.