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Travel Restrictions Today

It has become a challenge to keep track of the rapidly evolving international response to COVID-19, especially when it comes to travel restrictions and the daily changing regulations. This interactive app is designed to make it easier to visualize who is in lockdown, who has closed borders, which countries have outbound travel bans, recent travel related news, and more!

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The Inside Scoop of Ben & Jerry’s

As two frequent ice cream consumers in different countries, with different preferences, we were curious to know more about our favorite ice cream brand, Ben & Jerry’s. We wanted to know how our options in the U.S. and U.K. differed and what we were missing out on by only buying our favorite flavors. To answer these questions we collected the necessary data, including consuming 35 pints of ice cream ourselves. This light hearted visualization will have you screaming for ice cream! Recognition: The Pudding Cup

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Running in Color

Running shoes are available in almost every color and shade, from light blue to neon yellow to dark red (and everything in between). However, this doesn’t necessarily mean every color is available to both women and men. But how different are they? To find out, we analyzed the running shoes available on RunRepeat in the US.

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The Emotional Valence of Broadway

How does the sound of a Broadway musical change from the opening number to the finale? As characters undertake, and sing through, their journey what range of emotions are projected? To find out, every track from the cast recording of each of the 22 Broadway musicals currently playing was analyzed using Spotify’s valence score. Recognition: Iron Viz

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Tony Award for Best Musical

How many total Tony nominations did each of the five Broadway shows up for Best Musical receive? Are the results from Chita Rivera, Drama Desk, Drama League, New York Drama Critics’ Circle, and Outer Critics Circle awards a good indicator of who will win the Tony?

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Oscar Watch

Which movie will take home the Oscar at the 2019 Academy Awards for Best Picture? This visualization explores how the eight movies nominated for Best Picture have performed so far in awards season, in the box office, and with fans/critics.

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Kansas City is Mahomes Town

Patrick Mahomes, the 23 year old quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, has thrown 29 touchdown passes in the first nine games of the NFL season. The Kansas City franchise record for touchdown passes in a season is 31, set by Len Dawson 54 years ago. The NFL record for touchdown passes in a season is 55, set by Peyton Manning in 2013. Use this visualization to look at every touchdown pass thrown by Mahomes, including the yardage and receiver.

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The Great White Way

How much money are different shows raking in? What are the characteristics of the highest grossing shows? What does the revenue for hits look like compared to new shows?