NY Times’ Upshot Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Happy birthday. Here are some charts.

Screen Shot 2015-04-23 at 9.47.16 AMThe New York Times’ The Upshot—which focuses on the intersection of news and data—is one year old. In honor of making it, the site has posted its 250 most popular stories.
Out of more than 1,500 articles published, The Upshot’s most-read piece was an interactive map of the United States that displays the “hardest places to live.” A quick takeaway of that chart: Do not move to Mississippi. Also, if you live in Mississippi, move.
You could spend the rest of your day looking at The Upshot’s most popular content. It’s really that good.