Nathan at FlowingData provides this Actionscript/Flash tutorial on how to build a graph that looks a bit like those baby name explorers and unemployment charts you’ve seen lately.
Simple interactive graphic explaining all the Muppets who make frequent appearances on Sesame Street. Good quick reference for parents of toddlers trying to settle arguments about when Elmo showed up and the whole show jumped the shark.
This is ridiculously funny. Hard to explain. Could make for really rude online editorial, uh, pictures with moving mouths. Click through, watch a couple. via TechCrunch.
Another Holovaty project at the Washington Post. Click on “Show speeches chronologically” for the hottest bit. Damn he’s good. And Bill C’s alright, too.
Simple effective maps mashup: NYC hospitals + population by race/ethnicity. Gets the message across.
When I say that I don’t think newspapers can catch up to the Web in category A, B, or C, this is the sort of thing I’m talking about.