Watch a Cool and Creepy Visualization of U.S. Births & Deaths in Real-Time

As one Metafilter commenter put it, this visualization is cool and creepy at once. Assembled by Brad Flyon, the visualization gives you a feel for the qualitative rhythm of births and deaths in the U.S.. (Fortunately the births exceed deaths by a significant margin.) When you enter the visualization, you’ll want to give things a few moments to get going. And you can mouse over parts of the map to get more data.

The visualization itself was created with the following (and I’m quoting Flyon verbatim here):

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