Our brains cannot easily understand tiny risks so we tend to overestimate them. That’s when we need a little extra help to make the best decisions about our health.
There have been some shockingly bad graphs circulating during the pandemic.
Visualizations can help you understand data better – but they can also confuse or mislead. Here, some tips on what to watch out for.
Don’t just tell us how many new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, tell us how many people you tested as well. That helps us to know if things are getting better or worse.
These graphs reveal something you may have not seen illustrated before.
How do diverse movies fare in the international box office? What time do trolls like to post their comments? We look back on some of this year’s most intriguing graphs and maps.
Let’s say you want the perfect mix of friends and strangers at your next party. Mathematicians have been working on a version of this problem for nearly a century, and the answer is complicated.
Teachers are starting to ditch graphing calculators for math apps. Was the expensive tech ever worth it – or is it just holding students back?