Meta. Is it people's interest, or is it actually 50 percent of statistics in the news are worthless numbers that were plugged in to make a story sound more factual?
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Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.