In a spin on the view of ancient Earth and the shift of the continents, Ian Webster made a globe where you can enter a location and see what was in that spot millions of years ago. Not all addresses were working for me at the time, so you might want to try a major city if it’s doing the same for you. [via kottke]
Ancient Earth globe shows where you were located 750 million years ago
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?