Craft Beer has been on the rise recently throughout the United States. There are many statistics involving the rise of Craft Beer sales and this infographic illustrates some of the most valuable information, such as the percentage the craft beer market makes up in the overall beer market. Also, how Illinois stacks up among other states is briefly illustrated in this graphic.
The World Cup has a very interesting and intricate history behind it. This links to an interactive graphic outlining the history from 1930 to 1986. From the first World Cup in Uruguay to the story of Diego Maradona and his infamous play.
Fresno, Reno, Billings, Riverside, Austin, St. Louis, San Antonio, Lubbock, Tuscon and Bakersfield all landed on a list of the 10 drunkest cities. Although not scientifically tested, Men’s health magazine ranked these cities based on liver disease, DUI crashes, DUI arrests, binge drinking and harsh DUI laws. The story map graphic provides an interactive look into these.
When looking at a map graphic for the amount of Gold medals attained throughout the Olympics, of the top nine countries, it is clear to see that the United States has the most with a toppling 1086 gold medals.
Of these 1086 medals that the United States has obtained, Michael Phelps has contributed to 23 of those, throughout 5 Olympic games only. This makes him the most decorated Olympian in all of history, his stats were pulled from the Olympic Org site and more about him can be read here.
Another amazing athlete today is Michael Jordan. He started playing professionally his junior year of college and has played in fifteen seasons in the NBA since then. However, his scoring average has been fluctuating and those fluctuations can be seen here-
No matter the fluctuations, Michael Jordan still holds the records in the NBA for the highest career regular season scoring average and highest career playoff scoring average.
More statistics on Michael Jordan can be seen here.
This links to a graphic that shows Unemployment Net Changes from January 2005- Feb 2015. The fluctuations are shown from over 260 to below 780.
This post includes a Google my maps graphic concerning the salary you need to buy a home in certain big cities in the United States. San Francisco, California leads by being the most expensive city on the map with the salary needed to buy a home being $161,947. Miami, Chicago, Boston, Denver and San Francisco have photos of homes to show possible home differences. This helps compare the areas and the pricing.
The attached graphic shows how attendance at Cubs games from 2007 to 2016 fluctuated. The highest attendance rate was in 2008 with 3,300,200. 2016 closely follows with an attendance of 3,232,420.