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Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Timing of Baby Making

Source: The Pudding
Author: Amber Thomas

Best Practices:
  • Incredible interactivity
  • Amazing storytelling as your scroll down the page
  • Great use of minimal colors for highlighting
  • Great use of context
  • Nice example of stepped lines
  • Including a link to the source
  • Good placement of the filters at the top to encourage the user to use them first
  • Including event icons which update the viz based on the year you're viewing
  • Great annotations
Recommended Enhancements:
  • Could use a more impactful title

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