So, I’ve been going around ranting that some news stories profit from being told with pictures rather than words.
Thus, for your consideration, a story about the state grades given to Georgia high schools.
Ps, there’s one school that ranks above 100. That’s accurate. A school can get bonus points if it serves like, harder-to-serve [...]
These are the U.S.’ biggest ports by “container” “volume,” also showing depth.
A “container” is the big metal shipping box you see piled in Hulsey Yard on the east side MARTA in Old Fourth Ward, or carried by an eighteen-wheeler or rolling on a train. Containers come [...]
(IE users I think will have to go to Fiddle to see this)
Good afternoon and welcome to my new line of work, data visualizations.
It’s what all the cool kids use to tell stories these days rather than words.
Anyway, these are the bachelors degrees that kids in [...]
How Lefty or Righty is your favorite company or PAC, roughly?
Donations to Georgia Democrats, Republicans, 1/1/12 to 10/8/12, more than $199
↓ change this to “601″ and hit return or it doesn’t work!
Flip your political spectrum and dig Dem donors at the right, GOP at the left, roughly.
And those [...]
Five million dollars bought a lot of astroturf that didn’t convince much of anybody. The two Atlanta Chamber of Commerce-led orgs that worked to pass the penny transportation sales tax in Atlanta are the two biggest of the big Georgia political committees this year, as measured [...]
Here’s Georgia’s spending for the year that began July 1, 2011.
Well, about half of it.
This graph shows nearly $16 billion. There’s another nearly $11 billion in matching federal funds that Georgia has to spend on what the feds say. There’s another $8 billion from “other” funds, and I’m not quite sure what [...]
This was announced. It’s from the tree farmers & associated industries lobby, the Georgia Forestry Association:
Presenting Dr. Seuss’ classic tale…in theatres Friday, March 2.
The Georgia Forestry Association and the Georgia Forestry Foundation have partnered with the Georgia Forestry Commission to give away 60,000 tree seedlings statewide in celebration of the [...]
I’ll boast here. I’ve gotten several compliments on my new overcoat, which makes me feel good. But what makes me feel better is that it was free and it reminds me of my friend Therese. I got her coat at a naked lady party.
Strictly speaking, the ladies aren’t naked, they have on underwears, generally. [...]
Georgia beats at least half of the other states when it comes to enforcing federal green laws, says the EPA … but adds that the whole pack of results are fairly sorry.
The state’s lead is calculated in a new EPA report that tested compliance via three sample cases: parts of three key [...]
For seven miles along the Chattahoochee River in Coweta County, a ribbon of hardwood forest makes the most delightful part of the new Chattahoochee Bend State Park. In the old pine plantations behind, the next generation of diverse trees are starting to sprout.
Oak, and later on, some other trees, like maybe birch [...]