Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk is Slate's interactives editor. Follow him on Twitter.

Map of the Week
July 18 2013 1:28 PMThe Periodic Table of Thrones (BOOK SPOILERS)Delightfully geeky chart shows Game of Thrones characters like elements.
Map of the Week
July 17 2013 11:30 AMWhat Countries Have Marriage Equality?Gay marriage legality by country.
Crime
July 12 2013 5:42 PMWhere Is Concealed Carry Legal? Everywhere but D.C.
Map of the Week
July 4 2013 8:39 AMWhere Do People Hate Westboro Baptist Church the Most?Where people signed petitions to name the church a hate group.
Technology
June 28 2013 3:50 PMHow to Survive the Google Reader ApocalypseA flow chart of Google Reader alternatives.
Culturebox
June 19 2013 8:30 AMMy Kind of Town, Stink OnionsThe literal meanings of places in the U.S., mapped.
Future Tense
June 11 2013 12:22 PMThe PlayStation Ad That Mocks the Xbox One
Sports Nut
June 6 2013 8:07 AMMiami InkA team-by-team, player-by-player guide to tattoos in the NBA.
Map of the Week
May 30 2013 1:48 PMReproductive Rights Around the WorldThe complete global map of laws governing abortion and birth control.
Map of the Week
May 24 2013 7:35 AMBob Dylan’s WorldFor his 72nd birthday, a map of every street, town, and city Dylan has ever sung about.
Map of the Week
May 21 2013 4:04 PMAll Killer Tornadoes Since 1950A map of killer tornadoes in the U.S.
Culturebox
May 6 2013 8:19 AMThe Great Gatsby: The Video GameCan you reach the green light and attain the American Dream?
Foreigners
April 30 2013 5:30 AMA Timeline of DetentionMohamedou Ould Slahi’s life from arrest to today.
Map of the Week
April 23 2013 2:53 PMFrom Wrestling Captain to Terrorism SuspectA timeline of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life.
The Slatest
April 16 2013 3:33 PMDid the Bomber Time the Blasts to Maximize Casualties?
Map of the Week
July 18 2013 10:34 AMChart: The 7,000 Streams that Become the Mississippi RiverA new tool maps the thousands of connections among U.S. rivers.
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July 17 2013 6:45 AMThree out of Four Americans Think Political Parties Are CorruptThe institutions most Americans view as corrupt, charted.
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July 10 2013 2:04 PMPlay the Slate Ringtones QuizMatch the ringtone to the brand.
Map of the Week
July 3 2013 7:47 AMFrom “Land of the Oarsmen” With LoveThe literal meanings of places in the world, mapped.
Brow Beat
June 28 2013 10:00 AMWho Wrote It, Lennon Or McCartney? Take Our Quiz.
Technology
June 12 2013 5:33 PMWhere Is the Daenerys Targaryen of the Video Game World?E3 2013 makes it official: The gaming industry is as sexist as ever.
Map of the Week
June 8 2013 6:00 AMDid Your Senator Vote to Expand the Government’s Spying Powers?Senate votes that expanded the government’s surveillance powers, mapped.
Sports Nut
June 6 2013 7:52 AMWhere Are the Champions?An interactive map of every championship in the history of MLB, the NBA, the NHL, and the NFL.
Tv Club
May 29 2013 3:18 PMArrested Development, Season 4Michael Bluth goes into the movie biz.
Map of the Week
May 22 2013 5:30 PMObama’s 301 Drone StrikesA map of every reported drone strike in Pakistan.
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May 16 2013 7:30 AMThe Ultimate Spaceship Face-offA highly speculative search for the fastest ship in science fiction.
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April 30 2013 10:15 AMHow Many People Around You Receive Food Stamps?Slate’s interactive tool for finding local SNAP data.
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April 25 2013 12:38 PMFrom Boxing Champion to Bombing SuspectA timeline of Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s life.
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April 19 2013 7:45 AMDid Your Senators Vote for Gun Control?A map of Senate votes on seven gun control amendments.
Television
April 15 2013 9:15 AMThe Mad Men ScorecardWho scores the most? Whose bedpost needs more notches? Tally the conquests of Don, Peggy, Roger, and more on Slate’s interactive guide to Mad Men romance.

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