Best of FlowingData – October 2010

Here are the most popular posts of October, according to combination of views and comments. Thanks again for sharing, linking, and liking. Every little bit helps FlowingData reach a wider audience.

  1. Privacy and the Internet
  2. True size of Africa
  3. Animated graphic on why you should shut off your work computer
  4. Mad Men office floor plan
  5. Evolution of Batman logos
  6. Mobile patent lawsuits
  7. Eating guide for dim sum virgins
  8. Visualize This: Sexual health data from national survey
  9. Where refugees come from
  10. Famous logos and brands simplified

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How You Will Die

So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

The Changing American Diet

See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.

Most popular porn searches, by state

We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.