In 2021, FiveThirtyEight’s visible journalists instructed tales of the pandemic, political gridlock and the world of sports activities. We’ve fought to make our work extra accessible and to sharpen our storytelling. By means of all of it, we stored it bizarre. Now we continue our tradition of celebrating our greatest — and wackiest — charts of the 12 months. Listed below are a few of our favorites, grouped by subject however in no specific order past that. If you’d like extra context for these (strange) charts, don’t be shy! You possibly can click on any of them to learn the tales through which they initially ran.
And, final however not least, take a look at this calendar with the outcomes from our debate about when every season begins.
Did you take pleasure in this lengthy checklist of bizarre charts? Then boy, do we’ve content material within the archives for you! Take a look at our lists from 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015 and 2014.
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