In case you're interested in learning how much you suck at US state geography, here's a game to help. The goal is to match up states on the blank country map, and you end with an average error in miles. I did not do well. [via kottke]
FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists are using data to understand ourselves better — mainly through data visualization.
As for me, I'm Nathan Yau, and I have a PhD in statistics, with a background in eating.