Allow David Graham to explain why taking a phone call from Taiwan is tricky (much less placing one).


This is is a very clever spot.

Via @sopandeb. [ Also from @sopandeb. ]


Friday

Fri, 4:32 pm

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Analyze your Facebook echo chamber.

Via @bendreyfuss. [ Also from @bendreyfuss. ]


Fri, 3:26 pm

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Voters worried about the economy (most of them) preferred Clinton in most swing states.


Fri, 2:01 pm

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Trump: "I did great with everybody!"

Everybody: [guy thinking emoji]


Fri, 11:12 am

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I called a tailor to price out fixing Trump's ties so he doesn't have to use Scotch tape.


Fri, 10:22 am

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A Trump voter isn't happy Trump's Treasury secretary will be the guy who evicted her.

Via @stevesilberman. [ Also from @stevesilberman. ]


Fri, 10:07 am

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With unemployment at 4.6 percent, on that metric (if not others) Obama's record looks a lot like the previous Dem president.


Fri, 8:31 am

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Most Trump voters saw 2016 as the last opportunity to halt America's decline.


Thursday

Thu, 11:37 pm

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To be fair, Trump did say that he would keep everyone guessing about everything.


Thu, 3:39 pm

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Clinton won the popular vote by 2.5-million plus. Trump won the electoral college by 80,000.


Thu, 1:35 pm

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Took House-level presidential results and made an interestingly complex graph.


Thu, 1:11 pm

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Adrian Chen looks at that report of rampant Russian propaganda during the election.


Thu, 12:17 pm

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Trump isn't going to be able to save American manufacturing.


Thu, 9:58 am

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Went through news articles to find fraud cases in the 2016 general. I found four.


Thu, 8:10 am

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I made a thing where you can determine what counts as a landslide.


Wednesday

Wed, 8:26 pm

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"I think Donald Trump conned them," a finance guy says of Trump's voters.


Wed, 8:25 pm

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Mapping economic megaregions.


Wed, 8:17 pm

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The distribution of various demographic traits by age in the United States.


Wed, 8:09 pm

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Photos of New York City newsstands.

Via @ucllc. [ Also from @ucllc. ]


Wed, 7:59 pm

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The government will likely forgive $100 billion in student loans over the next few years.


Wed, 7:55 pm

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The Atlantic interviewed scores of people who describe their jobs (and, therefore, much of their lives).


Wed, 5:17 pm

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The always-great David Rees walks through a decade of not making much money doing what you sort of like.


Wed, 1:57 pm

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S W A M P W A T C H


Wed, 11:36 am

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No other modern president has gotten under 50 percent in both the primary and general.


Wed, 9:29 am

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Romney got a bigger percentage of the vote than Trump nationally and in 24 states and DC.


Wed, 7:52 am

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A possible part of the pop/electoral vote split was a link between population growth and voting more for the Dem since 2012.


Tuesday

Tue, 4:47 pm

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This is the story you should have read today.


Tue, 4:02 pm

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An amazing series of decades-long timelapses of the Earth's geography.

Via @joshsternberg. [ Also from @joshsternberg. ]


Tue, 2:50 pm

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Revisiting my look at how quickly Cabinet picks are usually made, in case you like watching sausage get made.


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