Some days you take a whiff it's easy: "Yep. Definitely had asparagus last night." Other times though, it's not so clear. This urine wheel by Ullrich Pinder from 1506, provides possible diagnoses based on color, smell, and taste. [via kottke]
Taste? That’s crazy. I know in India they drink their own urine to cleanse their system but in North America it is unheard of.
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.