One of the golden rules of writing is show, don’t tell. The same holds true for stories based on public data. Check out this cool interactive map by Nolan Hicks and Yang Wang showing food stamp recipients by Zip code for the whole state of Texas.
Here’s what I’m looking at to get updates on where, exactly, wildfires are currently burning in Texas and how big they are. The information for this map comes from the Texas Forest Service and uses Google Maps, so you can zoom in on your area. Wunderground offers a similar map, with estimated smoke plumes based … Read more
The population explosion occurred during a decade when city officials emphasized the importance of living near downtown and limiting urban sprawl.