How El Niño Will Affect Your City

This year is an El Niño year, meaning air currents and weather patterns across the world are dramatically different from last year. Those changes are especially noticeable during the winter months, when severe snowstorms and sub-zero temperatures can be especially harsh. To help people prepare for the impending weather fluctuations, TIME has drawn up an infographic detailing the changes across the United States. Luckily, last …

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes, According to Google

Think you’ve come up with a one-of-a-kind Halloween costume? You may want to check with Google’s Frightgeist before heading out. Created by the search giant’s News Lab, the interactive data visualization taps into Google Trends to display the top Halloween costume searches—both locally and nationally—to give users an idea of what to expect when trick-or-treating. Right now, the most searched character in the United States …

Baseball Pitches from a Batter’s Perspective

If a baseball pitcher threw a 90-mph fastball at you, chances are you’d see nothing, but to a trained professional, each swirling pattern of red and white means something vastly different. To help those of us who aren’t pros, a Redditor created a small infographic detailing the small visual differences between a four-seam fastball, two-seam fastball, slider, curveball and change-up. While a few of the …