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

Favorites

Watching the growth of Walmart – now with 100% more Sam’s Club

The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile radius of where I live, so I have my pick, …

A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.

Marrying Age

People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?